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  • Full Name: Daniel Filipiak ( 50 / Male )
  • Lives In: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Citizenship: USA
  • Website: Teaching English in China
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Occupation: Peace Corps Volunteer : ESL
  • About dfilipia:

    I am currently a Peace Corps trainee in China. I hope to be sworn in as a Volunteer in September.

  • Hobbies:

    Travel, writing about my travels, skiing, camping, reading, habitat restoration volunteerism, playing any kind of game or sport.

  • Favourite places:

    San Francisco, CA
    Hanoi (old quarter) and Halong Bay, Vietnam
    Bangkok, Thailand,
    Udaipur and Jaisalmer, India
    Hallstatt, Austria
    Quepos, Drake Bay, and Dominical Costa Rica
    New Zealand
    Train stations

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Trip Stats

Peace Corps China (17227 kms)

29 Jun 2012 - 29 Aug 2012

Visiting: USA, Japan, Thailand and China.

ESL Trip Costa Rica (11535 kms)

16 Jun 2008 - 01 Jul 2010

Visiting: USA, Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.

Travel Help


I recently (jan - Jul 2010) spent six months in Costa Rica. In that time I spent a month getting TEFL certified in Quepos/Manuel Antonio. I spent most of my time in in Quepos/Manuel Antonio but also travelled to Dominical, Montezuma, Samara, Puerto Viejo, and Monte Verde with a couple of trips into Northern Panama (Bocas Del Toro) and Southern Nicaragua. I can provide detailed information about the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area as well as general information about the other destinations mentioned above. I can also answer questions about Costa Rica in general.

» Ask dfilipia a question about Costa_Rica.

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