Terry Ward

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For more than two decades, Terry Ward has reported travel topics ranging from adventure and culture to scuba diving and family travel for hundreds of clients and outlets. Her stories have covered such topics as deep dives into sledding culture in Switzerland and a female-owned guest house in Rajasthan to how a swingers resort re-opened during the pandemic in Jamaica and the tradition of children cutting cod tongues for money in Norway. In addition to Travel + Leisure, Terry’s work has appeared in National Geographic, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, CNN, and The Washington Post. She is a contributing editor to several publications and pens a monthly scuba diving column, too. She is the co-founder of the blog FloridaBeyond.com and lives in Tampa, Florida, with her husband and their two young children.

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