Karen Catchpole is an award winning travel and food journalist from the US. She’s been traveling through and reporting from the Americas full-time since 2006 on her ongoing Trans-Americas Journey working road trip through North, Central, and South America. SATW award-winning travel & food writer whose work has appeared in the WSJ magazine, Afar, Travel+Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Dallas Morning News, Slate.com, RoadsandKingdoms.com & more.