Federico is a Costa Rica native with over 10 years experience in the hospitality industry. He has been actively involved with the International Meditation Association for more than 10 years, and has traveled extensively volunteering with them. Federico is experienced with computer systems and support, as well as water infrastructure, vehicle mechanics, and cooking. Vietnamese, Thai, Italian, Mexican, and Chinese are among his favorite cuisines, his love for nature and animals have made him a Lacto-Vegetarian for more than 15 years. He also loves sports, the ocean and all water sports.
"Federico is a good cook and the meals provided by the local family were also good. We made excellent use of free time. Also, I wasn't afraid to ask for some time to just relax." Mary Lou Bernardo, November 2012
"Federico is one of the nicest people I've ever met. He made my experience so much more enjoyable and I thought he handled everything very well. Thank you Globe Aware, Federico, my class that I got to work with, and the people of El Sur. You guys are awesome." - Julia Jones, June 2012
"I was in Parismina with Federico - he was always helping right alongside with us." - Volunteer, February 2012
" Our in-country host, Federico Herrera, was knowledgeable, committed, low-anxiety and very pleasant to work and live with for 8 days." - Walter Tennyson, April 2010
"Our guide, Federico was fabulous. He knows the place and the people very well." - Lynn McMahon, May 2010