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Bachelor of Health Sciences & Psychology, TEFL Graduate, worked as an adventure tour photographer, travel writer, Voxy blogger, Chamber of Commerce in Quepos, currently working as a concierge for luxury vacation homes in Costa Rica!

  • Hometown

    Quepos

  • Location now

    Costa Rica

  • Work published

    High School & University publications, www.voxy.co.nz/blogs/dallas-boyd, V!VA

  • Travel philosophy

    It's the journey!

  • Craziest place

    Anyplace that is totally poverty stricken or sickenly wealthy.

  • Bizarre experience

    Accidentally participating in an animal sacrifice. Seeing humans being treated like trash by their cultures.

  • Advice

    Open your mind and learn something.

  • Dream destination

    Wherever my family and friends are.

  • Traveled before

    New Zealand (home sweet home) Australia, China, Costa Rica, Panama, United States, Peru.

  • Going next

    Cuba!

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Info

  • Getting Around - Local Transport

    Dec 22, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    The easiest way to get around Dominical is to walk. It’s easy, affordable, environmentally-friendly, and only takes about 15 minutes ......

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  • Safety

    Dec 14, 2008 - Playa Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica

    Don’t assume problems never happen in small quiet towns full of friendly people. Lock your car, don’t leave valuables lying ......

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  • Getting around locally

    Dec 14, 2008 - Playa Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica

    Use your legs. The place isn’t huge so you can generally trot around from place to place on foot. The ......

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Destinations

  • Dominical

    Dec 10, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    In true surfer style, Dominical is laid-back, relaxed, and all about the beach. The Pacific waves keep the faith year-round by ......

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Hotels

  • La Mansion Inn

    Jul 06, 2009 - Costa Rica

    La Mansion Inn is located in Manuel Antonio, just off the main road that heads down to the beach and ......

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  • Tucan Hotel

    Feb 16, 2009 - Uvita, Costa Rica

    The Tucan Hotel is a budget establishment aimed at travelers, backpackers, students and tour groups. Long-term accommodation deals are available ......

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  • Sundancer

    Feb 16, 2009 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    The Sundancer offers security and privacy at reasonable rates. The hotel is located down a short, paved driveway, just off ......

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Restaurants

  • Tu-Lú Restaurant

    Feb 18, 2009 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    This Italian Restaurant, which stocks 90 different wines from all around the world, is decorated with dark wood, warm colors ......

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  • Maracatu

    Feb 16, 2009 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    Maracatu specializes in natural tropical food with the owners taking steps to ensure their ingredients are locally produced, organic, and ......

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  • Wachacha

    Jan 08, 2009 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    With its red, green and yellow color scheme, Wachacha exudes a definite Caribbean atmosphere. If there is any further doubt ......

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Activities

  • Shopping Summary

    Dec 23, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    Most shops here are focused on surfing. The South Wave Surf Shop rents boards for $10-$15 for 24-hours and also ......

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  • Kayaking Dominical

    Dec 23, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    Both sea kayaking and mangrove kayaking tours offer unique experiences for both beginners and experts. Mangrove tours take you at ......

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  • Hacienda Barú Wildlife Refuge

    Dec 16, 2008 - Playa Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica

    Spanning beaches, rivers, mangroves, wetlands, pastures, tree plantations, primary, secondary, and selectively logged forests, the refuge is literally crawling with ......

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Tours

  • Southern Expeditions

    Dec 22, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    Southern Expeditions run a variety of tours outside of Dominical for people wishing to see more of natural Costa Rica. ......

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  • Iguana Tours

    Oct 05, 2008 - Quepos, Quepos, Costa Rica

    A versatile and professional company able to provide tours in Spanish, English, French, German, Swiss, or Italian. Not only do ......

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  • Estrella Tours

    Oct 03, 2008 - Quepos, Quepos, Costa Rica

    Exclusively offering scenic mountain biking adventures and spinning classes for learners and pros, this bike store stands out amid the ......

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Services

  • Local Rentals

    Jan 08, 2009 - Playa Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica

    You can rent bikes and boogie boards for $10 per day from the Jungle House (2787-5005). For surfboard rentals try ......

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  • Laundry Services

    Dec 22, 2008 - Dominical, Costa Rica

    Las Olas provides a 3-hour laundry and house cleaning service. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact 8881-3594. ......

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  • Medical: Hospitals, doctors, pharmacies

    Dec 16, 2008 - Playa Matapalo, Matapalo, Costa Rica

    There are no medical facilities in Playa Matapalo, however, if you go to the town you will find some located ......

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