Based in the Portland, Oregon, area, Elizabeth Rose travels throughout the West and beyond writing about destinations, services, accommodations, events and cuisine. She has been a published travel writer for over 15 years. As an expert in cultural tourism, her writing reflects that passion. She has won awards for her photography; her images illustrate her articles. When not out exploring, she can be seen at Vancouver, Washington, dog parks with Cinnamon and Francesca, the "blogging coonhounds."