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The Guru of Guru'Guay

Best Uruguay beer for the summer

6 best beers for summer in Uruguay

Whether you’re lying on the beach or hitting carnival in Montevideo, do it with a great beer in your hand. Daniel Rocamora …

Driving in the Uruguay countryside

Driving in the Uruguayan country is a real pleasure in part because there’s noone else on the road! Calculate a bit more …

Best things to do in Uruguay - visit the interior and Florida

Exploring the Uruguayan interior – Florida Part I

The province of Florida is just an hour’s from Montevideo, but you are already in what some call Uruguay profundo – “Deep Uruguay”. …

Lote 8 things to do near Punta del Este

Lote 8 – sumptuous boutique olive oil estate near Punta del Este

Uruguay has more acres planted with olive trees than grapes. However whilst Uruguayan wines are starting to get worldwide recognition, the country’s …

25 de agosto - uruguay countryside best things to do

The extraordinary murals of 25 de agosto

Leo Arti, a French artist, arrived in the sleepy town of 25 de agosto just an hour outside of Montevideo in 2006 …

Don't Drink and Drive in Uruguay Leo Alvarez

If you drive in Uruguay, NO drinking alcohol

The sun is up. The beach was great and the meal at that tiny beach-side bar was amazing. So was that small …

Estancia El Ceibo - Uruguay

Estancia El Ceibo – deepest Uruguay with minimal travel

El Ceibo is a typical, South American sheep and cattle ranch set in farmland amid the gently rolling plains of Uruguay. The ranch …

Rural schools in Uruguay designed by Eladio Dieste

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

In the 1960s, a philanthropist and an engineer set about replacing “school shacks” in the poorest, most remote parts of Uruguay. They …

View of the city centre from the rambla. Courtesy: Cassio Luiselli

How to get to Montevideo from the airport

Montevideo’s Carrasco International Airport is 15 miles (apx 25 km) from the centre of Montevideo, a 30-40 minute cab ride into town, …

Learn Spanish in Uruguay - Academia Uruguay

Learning Spanish in Montevideo

Safety and “peace and quiet” are two of the main reasons travellers come to Montevideo to study Spanish, according to Soledad, the …