Katy Spratte Joyce is a freelance food, business, and travel writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and digital outlets, including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure, TripSavvy, Hemispheres, Condé Nast Traveler, Apartment Therapy, Reader's Digest, Hemispheres, Fodor's Travel, The New York Times, and more. A Minnesota native, Katy is a proud Midwesterner, lake enthusiast, and trained sommelier.

• 4+ years of experience covering travel, food, and wine
• Former bridal blogger for Wedding Essentials Magazine
• Received a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University

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