Mae of the Week: March 2

This week’s mae is Luís Vílchez Díaz. Luís hails from Heredia, where he makes a living hawking Movistar SIM cards and bilking gringos out of money in confidence scams. Díaz’s real passion is music. He spends most of his free time with his band, Carne Molida, recording reggaetón songs in his sister’s garage. His favorite newspaper is La…

Gringo Man Dies of Boredom on a Valentine’s Date with Tica

“He didn’t even pick up the check,” Tica says TERRAMALL – Raquel Mayorga has sworn off ever dating an extrañjero again after her gringo Valentine’s Day date died in his sleep at Terramall’s Tintos y Blancos restaurant Thursday night and failed to pick up the ₡40,000 tab. According to Mayorga, she met Garrett Utley, a 28-year old from Ft. Lauderdale, at…

Gringa Tourist Insisting to be Pregnant Actually Just Embarrassed

Repeatedly said “Estoy embarazada” after spilling Lizano sauce in restaurant MANUEL ANTONIO – An unfortunate miscommunication disrupted Peggy Morris’s holiday vacation when she was rushed to Hospital Monseñor Sanabria in Puntarenas after confusing the Spanish words pregnant and embarrassed at the Barba Roja Restaurant in Manuel Antonio. While enjoying a sunset dinner at the popular tourist restaurant,…

Mae of the Week: December 23

This week’s M.O.T.W. is Daniel Smith. Smith, a self-proclaimed ‘Gringo-Tico’ after his 1.5 years in Costa Rica, loves to complain about everything that is different from the U.S. while maintaining no desire to ever return. Having lived in Costa Rica for 18 months illegally, Smith has never made a ‘visa run’ due to his legally…