Chrissie Long

  • A travel writer who contributed multiple articles to TripSavvy on Costa Rica travel
  • A former resident of San José, Costa Rica
  • Contributor to "Frommer's Costa Rica" and "Exploring Costa Rica"


Chrissie Long is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is an award-winning freelance writer who lived for some time in San José, Costa Rica where she covered politics, business, and travel for a variety of U.S.-based magazines and newspapers. Her work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Miami Herald, Latin Trade Magazine, and the Catholic News Service.

Chrissie has also served as the political/health/education reporter for the English-language weekly, The Tico Times. For this publication, she filed stories on the Honduras mediation process, the 2010 presidential election, and the tourism industry. She has contributed to "Frommer’s Costa Rica," "Exploring Costa Rica," and several travel-related websites.


Chrissie received a degree in history and journalism from Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

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