Roy is a passionate nature interpreter and bird-watcher, having worked as a certified professional naturalist guide for over a decade. A committed advocate for the protection of Costa Rica’s tropical forests, he has developed an extensive knowledge base surrounding environmental conservation. Roy is also well-versed in per-Columbian cultures, history and research. As an Expedition Leader he loves teaching travelers about the tiny details hidden within the flora and fauna, involving guests in the discovery and excitement of life in various bio-regions. He makes each visitor’s experience in the tropics unique and memorable by involving travelers in the customs and culture of the local people.
In his free time, Roy can be found hiking with his wife and friends in national parks and other forested areas, and bird-watching throughout his homeland to add new species sightings to his personal list. This passion for birds also has taken him to Panama, Guatemala and the exuberant Cocos Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In 2016, Roy began designing and building furniture using recycled materials. Using resources such as wood pallet,s this has developed into an extremely fulfilling hobby along with his passions for reading, wildlife photography and volunteering with law enforcement teams to reduce poaching in protected areas around Costa Rica.
Upcoming Adventures with Roy:
Costa Rica Wilderness Explorer