Kathleen Crislip Kathleen Crislip is a former writer for TripSavvy, contributing articles for eight years. Experience She focused on topics of interest mainly to students and other young people, such as spring break and post-graduation trips, a Australian working visa only for young people, and what to do when your family and college friends don't support your travel yen. Her articles also appeared in publications such as Pinterest and Flipboard. Education Kathleen Crislip has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Washington State University and a master's from Seattle University for family nurse practitioners. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash 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.