Christina Donnelly Christina Donnelly is a freelance writer and editor who has almost a decade of experience writing about pets, home décor, gardening, food, health, and personal finance. She is a former Spruce editor and currently works at Anthem Health as a content lead.HighlightsNearly 10 years of experience writing digital content about lifestyle.12+ years volunteering for animal welfare organizations, such as the ASPCA and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Experience Christina began her career as an editor at Nickelodeon, then transitioned into lifestyle content, such as home décor, food, pets, and health and science content. In addition, Christina also writes freelance content for other media outlets, including Sharecare, The Spruce, and Verywell Health. Education While attending Marist College in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, Christina studied English with a concentration in writing and anthropology. Here, she honed her skills in fiction, non-fiction, science writing, and writing for TV, film, and radio.Other Work:The Dangers of a Salt Water Cleanse, Livestrong.comHow Will Your Health Impact Your Retirement Savings? Sharecare.comHow to Lower the Heart Rate While Running, Livestrong.com About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.