Chris Abell

Chris is the Senior Commerce Editor at Travel + Leisure. He's been writing and editing for travel publications since 2014, and he co-founded a travel startup in 2017. He's been to 18 countries and counting.

Chris started his travel writing career at Departures magazine.
In addition to T+L, he's also been published in TripSavvy, The Points Guy, Thrillist, and more.
He earned his master's degree in writing from Dartmouth College.

Chris is Senior Commerce Editor at Travel + Leisure and has been a professional writer and editor for almost a decade. In 2017, he co-founded travel startup Walkli, which lets users create custom digital walking maps of the places they love. He previously served as the Senior Commerce Editor at TripSavvy.

About Travel + Leisure

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