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Derek Gebelhardt in a black t-shirt

Derek Gebelhardt




  • Costa Rica,
  • Hawaii,
  • Boutique Travel,
  • Couples Travel

Based in

National Capital Region

Profile details


Adventurous spirit and rooftop connoisseur with a penchant for casual opulence and a love for vibrant aesthetics. Embracing unpretentious indulgence while discovering hidden gems.

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Travel style

Passionate about exploring the world, I believe in the power of unique experiences. My military background has taken me to fascinating corners, embracing diverse cultures. As part of the LGBTQ community, I champion inclusivity and celebrate the richness of our diverse world. With a penchant for sustainability, a love for eco-conscious choices, and an appreciation for luxury boutiques with a fun flair, my travel style promises enriching adventures. Renowned for my knack for finding the best deals without sacrificing experiences and luxury, I ensure every journey is exceptional, reflecting my vibrant spirit and love for discovery. Always seeking ways to create memorable moments, I bring a personalized touch to each travel experience. I believe that traveling is a basic human right, and my goal is to make every adventure accessible, memorable and enriching for everyone.

Favorite hotels

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

Luxe resort and spa near Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano.

Fora Perks
  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

The Laylow, Autograph Collection

Sunny interiors, mid-century accents and a centerpiece pool attract a hip crowd to this Waikiki favorite.

Derek's travel photos

Beautiful view of the waterfall

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Derek Gebelhardt in a black t-shirt

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Derek Gebelhardt