Based in Oregon, Tamara Muldoon is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in print publications and on many websites. She primarily writes about travel, food, beverage, lifestyle and outdoor adventure. Her work has appeared in Northwest Travel & Life, Via, OnTrak and Meeting News Northwest magazines. Before becoming a freelance writer in 2012, Tamara worked in the hospitality and tourism industry. Over the span of her 20+ year career she worked for hotels, a tour operator, a cruise line, a botanical garden attraction and a conference management company. She in on the board of the Northwest Travel Writers Conference (aka Travel & Words) and serves as the conference meeting planner.