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Tumwater Vineyard and Wine Tasting in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

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Tumwater Vineyard and the Barrel House tasting room.


    I received a personal invitation by Tumwater Vineyard (through my Instagram amandamonique1_wanderlust) to come and experience their beautiful vineyard and wine tasting  room, the Barrel House. I was beyond delighted to accept the offer and had such a wonderful time spending the afternoon there adventuring around and sampling the wines. 



I was more than excited to come out and experience what Tumwater Vineyard had to offer with its wines, vineyard, and of course its amazing location in West Linn. I relished in some wine tasting of the '16 Willamette Valley Rosé, '16 Willamette Valley Chardonnay, '14 Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir, and the '15 Yamhill-Carlton Pinot NoirI must say that all four of the wines I was able to sip on were beyond delectable. The Chardonnay and red wines fragrant and had overall great flavors. I would say that my favorite was the '16 Willamette Valley Roséasit was so fruity, savory, and…

Kite Surfing in the Dominican Republic

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(@amandamonique1_wanderlust owns all photo rights)
(@amandamonique1_wanderlust owns all photo rights)
I recently wrote an article that was featured on Radseason.com about the kite surfing  and fun that can be had while visiting eXtreme Hotel in Dominican Republic.

Have YOU ever wanted to be adventurous and try out kite surfing?? Check out my article and see all about eXtreme Hotel and kite surfing the Caribbean.


https://radseason.com/extreme-hotel-cabarete-dominican-republic/

(@amandamonique1_wanderlust owns all photo rights)

Amanda Monique
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Reserva Conchal Beach Resort to Host PGA Tour in Luxurious Costa Rica

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"(PLAYA CONCHAL, Costa Rica) – Reserva Conchal Beach Resort, Golf & Spa – the luxury resort on Costa Rica’s scenic northwestern Pacific coast – will host the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Essential Costa Rica Classic May 1-7 on its Robert Trent Jones II golf course.

The inaugural tournament – sponsored by the Costa Rica Tourism Institute – is the first-ever PGA TOUR event in Costa Rica. The Essential Costa Rica Classic boasts 144 professional golfers from more than 25 countries. Customary for PGA TOUR Latinoamerica events, the host country can invite up to 30 of its own golfers.

“We are honored the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and the Costa Rica Tourism Institute chose our golf course as the site of this historic tournament,” says Carlos Rojas Soto, Director of Golf of Reserva Conchal. “The tournament will not only showcase our beautiful, championship layout, but also highlight Reserva Conchal as a premier destination for discerning golf travelers.”

The sporty, par-71 will be set up to play …

Enjoying Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in the Pacific Northwest

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The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is an amazing sight to see, and is beyond fun filled for everyone in the family. Experience the vast green landscape of beautiful and majestic tulips, surrounded by the rolling hills of the Willamette Valley and the mountains in the distance. Over 40 acres of tulips in a variety of vibrant colors can surely be captured through your camera lens, your phone, or just your eyes.



You can find the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival located in Woodburn, Oregon. That is about 45 minutes away from Portland, and about 30 minutes away from Salem. Bring your own picnic, or enjoy the onsite food vendors for some sustenance. You can purchase little souvenirs in the gift shops as well if wanting to bring a little piece of the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival home with you.


I had a blast wander lusting around this beautiful landscape and acreage of flowers. I was able to take some gorgeous photos without having much a crowd mid-week. I used my Canon PowerShot to capture these stunnin…