Karen Gardiner

Karen comes from Scotland and now lives in Northern New York, following stints in Japan, Chile, Australia and the Czech Republic.
She is drawn to cold northern places and most enjoys writing about cultural, regenerative and Indigenous travel in the Arctic, Nordic countries, Canada, Japan and Scotland.
She has written stories about subjects as diverse as knitwear; bison
reintroduction; seaweed-eating sheep, and seaweed-roofed homes for publications including The Washington Post, BBC, National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, Sierra and The Toronto Star. Her book "Desert Escapes" was published by Lannoo in spring 2023. She's also an avid runner, husky wrangler and collector of wool sweaters.

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How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in the Epicenter of the Great Bear Rainforest

British Columbia's best-kept secret is packed with wildlife, adventure and Indigenous culture