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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 




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About Karen

Karen LeBlanc is a national TV show host and widely published lifestyle journalist/blogger, and content creator. Karen regularly appears on HSN, The Home Shopping Network, as a lifestyle expert for design, beauty & fashion, and on Fox Business as a host of Trending Today. She also creates professionally scripted and hosted branded content as well as user-generated content for social media. 

Karen founded The Design Tourist blog and streaming series on the idea that as travelers we can experience a culture through art and craft. Karen is the Design and Travel editor for the national lifestyle magazine LaPalme and a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association.