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Karen Catchpole

In April of 2006 freelance travel journalist Karen Catchpole left her job and apartment in New York City and embarked on the ongoing Trans-Americas Journey, a 200,000 mile working road trip through North, Central and South America. She freelances from the road for outlets including Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Afar, American Cowboy Magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Woman’s Day, the Sunday travel sections of the Dallas Morning News and the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune,,, and other outlets. Her published work can be seen in her online portfolio and you can follow along on the Trans-Americas Journey travel blog as her little road trip continues through South America.