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The Design Tourist


Travel the globe with The Design Tourist for authentic experiences that connect with local culture, cuisine, art, and craft. Travel journalist Karen LeBlanc goes beyond stereotypical tourist attractions to explore the creative soul of a destination, from its quirks and curiosities, lavish to laid-back experiences, and handmade to homecooked products. Cross borders and cultural barriers through the common language of creative expression with The Design Tourist.

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About The Host

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. 

Karen LeBlanc

TV Travel Show Host and Journalist

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