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Recommended restaurants in Montevideo: Pizza at Sin Pretensiones

What things cost in Uruguay

I often get asked how much things cost in Uruguay. Here is an unscientific list to give you an idea what you …

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 …

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 …

Tour Montevideo on a bike

Why is Montevideo one of the most perfect cities to get to know on a bicycle? Maybe because of the rambla – …

Montevideo Carnival 2017 dates

Carnival in Uruguay is uniquely different to anywhere else in the world. And what’s really special for a visitor is that it …

Nico and Liber at Montevideo Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tasting. Photo: Doug Young

Montevideo Wine Experience – the underground sommeliers

Right across from the port of Montevideo, on the outer-edge of the infamous Port Market, lies Montevideo Wine Experience, a “hole-in-the-wall” style …

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 …

Clever - great Uruguayan cinema

Best Uruguayan films – Clever #NotForTheMediocre

“Clever”, a new Uruguayan film, came out this week and is getting rippingly good reviews. Still bitter from his recent divorce, martial …

Montevideo tango milonga, Uruguay by Leo Alvarez

Tango dancing in Montevideo

The tango milonga —or tango salon— scene in Montevideo is much more friendly and less intimidating than in Buenos Aires. It is …

Mick Jagger visits Real Montevideo

The day Mick Jagger got to experience Real Uruguay

Mick Jagger got the real Uruguayan treatment last night when after dinner in a small neighbourhood restaurant he ended up dancing candombe …