Alien Robot Attack on Montevideo by Fede Alvarez

Hollywood blockbuster directed by Uruguay’s Fede Alvarez

Uruguayan film director Fede Alvarez shot to Hollywood fame this month when his new horror film Don’t Breathe became the US’s biggest grossing …

electrical adapter uruguay Electricity by Colores Mari (Flickr)

Power sockets and plugs in Uruguay

In Uruguay, a bunch of different plugs are used. Uruguay is a small country stuck between two industrial giants. So we end …

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Gourmet Uruguayan comfort food in a vintage furniture store

Local dishes just like you wished Mamá made cooked exquisitely in a vintage furniture store in the Old City of Montevideo. Fresh local …

Analysis of Buenos Aires - Montevideo travel costs by ferry

How much does the ferry cost from Buenos Aires to Montevideo?

Most people choosing to travel by ferry from Buenos Aires to get to Uruguay. There are a number of different ways to travel …

Uruguay rock and pop band Cuatro Pesos de Propina by Montecruz Foto

A Uruguay rock and pop sampler

Size doesn’t matter, and Uruguay, one of the tiniest South American nations, is the living proof.  With a thriving rock and pop …

Mansion in El Prado neighborhood, Montevideo by Guru'Guay

Montevideo’s Prado neighbourhood

Though El Prado is just a 15 minute taxi ride from the centre of Montevideo, the leafy neighbourhood was established in the …

Comparsa by Leo Alvarez. Things to do in Uruguay

Drumming is huge in Uruguay

Anyone who spends enough time strolling around Montevideo, the capital, will run into a drumming troupe on the street. Because drumming is …

Mosquito by Erik F. Brandsborg

Is the Zika virus in Uruguay?

I was surprised by the panic around the Zika virus during a recent visit I made to the USA. After all, I …

Whales in Punta del Este by Remco Douma

The WHALES are back in Uruguay!

The first sighting of the southern right whales in Uruguay this year was June 11 2016 off the coast of La Paloma …

Uruguayan herbal remedy - Nettle by Tiago Fernandes

Herbal remedies for coughs and colds in Uruguay

If you get a chesty cough and cold while you’re in Uruguay, just pop into one of the many natural remedy stores …