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It’s Gaucho week in Montevideo

It’s Gaucho week in Montevideo – April 8-16

Traditional food, handmade goods, and South American cowboys riding wild horses at a festival of rural gaucho traditions in Uruguay, raves The …

Hotel Alma Historica – Soul in the Old City

Montevideo saw a boom in hotels in the last decade. Regrettably many are soulless, generic high rises. So when you stay in …

Artesana – female wine-makers unite great wine & adventurous cuisine

A short drive from Montevideo close to the picturesque wetlands region, lies Artesana, a new boutique winery run by two women wine-makers. …

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 …

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 …

Montevideo Cannabis Museum

Uruguay opens southern hemisphere’s first marijuana museum

Uruguay was the first country in the world to fully legalise marijuana, making it a global leader in progressive drug policy. Now …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

An introduction to Uruguay wine country

With more than 200 wineries, Uruguay is the new world’s undiscovered wine jewel. Some vineyards are over a hundred years old run …

Murga - carnival in Uruguay

Tablado tours – a great way to experience Uruguay Carnival

If you are lucky enough to hit Uruguay during January and February, sign up for an authentic Carnival tablado tour – it …

The Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tours

Recommended wine tours in Montevideo and Canelones

The Wine Experience is more like catching up with friends and focuses on wine tours to small wineries, where you will be …

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

Luxury wine tours from Punta del Este

Private tastings with breathtaking views of the ocean at sundown are a feature of Ryan’s east coast wine tours. Ryan is the …