Costa Rica World’s Top Destination for Slimy Gringos, Study Shows

San Jose’s “Gringo Gulch” and Jacó rated as world’s best spots to be an anonymous expat sleaze ball with no repercussions SAN JOSE – Traffic slowed to a halt in downtown San José today as drunk and slovenly dressed gringos took to the street to celebrate Costa Rica’s designation by think-tank Transient International as the world’s…

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…