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Myscha Theriault - Contributing Author & Photographer

Myscha Theriault - Freelance Writer & PhotographerMyscha is an internationally-syndicated travel columnist, best-selling author and professional online writer who has lived and traveled extensively around the world. She is a certified classroom educator whose work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune and other national publications.

Favorite place in Florida: Tampa Bay. It has the best mix of nature and animal attractions, along with culture, history and entertainment.

Relevant web sites and blogs include Trek Hound, We Be Sharin', The Lesson Machine, Listosaur, Wise Bread, Financial Highway and Pictures of Travel Places.


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Five Fun Florida Tourist Scenes You Don't Want to Miss

September 10th, 2012

Places to Stay in Daytona Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travel Resources at Trekhound.com

While no one article could encompass everything that Florida has to offer for the serious vacationer, there are a handful of experience categories that pretty much round out the various things you can do while getting away to America’s Sunshine State. Here are my five favorite Florida tourist scenes.

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Five Smart Choices for Summer Fun in Florida

July 7th, 2012

Beautiful Clear Waters of Seista Key

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travel Resources at Trekhound.com

If you’re searching for ways to keep the kids entertained while traveling to Florida this summer, you’re in luck. Florida is certainly not lacking in options for family-friendly entertainment. The key to not getting burnt out on any one form of summer fun? Diversity. It’s possible to have too much of a good thing. So before booking your entire summer vacation itinerary at one theme park after another, consider that you might be better off to alternate a day at Mouseville with an historic lighthouse tour, followed by a day at the beach. Here are five major forms of Florida fun for you to rotate into your tourism schedule.

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Florida Beach Safety Tips for Your Summer in the Sun

May 21st, 2012

Family makes a sand castle on New Smyrna Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travel Resources at Trekhound.com

Heading to Florida beaches for a fun summer getaway, but concerned about basic beach safety? Here’s how to stay safe while visiting the Sunshine State’s popular beaches.

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For the Perfect Summer Getaway, Consider the Florida Panhandle

May 7th, 2012

White Sand Beaches of Pensacola

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

While the panhandle may be a bit of a drive from southern Florida, it’s easily accessible for people in Georgia and other nearby states that border the Gulf of Mexico. Known as the Emerald Coast by locals and regional travelers, the area is beginning to bounce back from the BP disaster. From fishing rodeos to spa getaways and souvenir experiences for the serious shopper, here are a few places in northwest Florida you may want to check out.

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Unique Florida Beach Experiences for Summer Vacation

April 21st, 2012

Miami Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

For many who make the pilgrimage to sunny Florida, it’s all about the beaches, Baby! But not everyone’s idea of the perfect beach getaway is the same. Some want to go shelling with their grandkids while others are looking for the best summer vacation opportunity or the ability to cruise with their car on the sand. Depending on your preference, there a few safe bets you can make to have the best Florida beach experience possible.

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Sexy Florida Spas for Discriminating Travelers

April 8th, 2012

The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

If you can’t make it to Miami Beach in time for spa week, or simply happen to be visiting another area of the state, there are a few sensational spas that Florida visitors simply won’t want to miss. Exceptional amenities, themed treatments and money-saving package deals are just part of the every day spa scene down here. From north to south, here are some of the top experiences to consider during your Sunshine State getaway.

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