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The Design Tourist Blog

The Design Tourist is a lifestyle blog that inspires and empowers readers with the latest news, trends, and lifestyle tips for inspiration, health, wellness, and personal evolution. Lifestyle and travel journalist Karen LeBlanc covers art, architecture, beauty, design, fashion, home decor, health and wellness, and travel. She interviews with trendsetters, tastemakers, and creative professionals, including authors, artists, artisans, designers, and makers and shares her travels as a Design Tourist exploring destinations through their heritage of craft and creativity. 

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.