Elizabeth Rose, based in the Portland, Oregon area, travels throughout the West and beyond writing about destinations, accommodations, events, and local cuisine. As an expert in cultural tourism, her writing reflects that passion. She has won awards for her photography and accompanies her articles with her own images. She also provides photos for magazine covers, websites and magazine articles. When not out exploring, she can be found in her garden or at Vancouver, Washington dog parks with her two coonhounds.