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Maroñas horse racing track, Montevideo, Uruguay by Jimmy Baikovicius

Uruguay’s Kentucky Derby – January 6

The UK has the Grand National, the US, the Kentucky Derby. Montevideo’s big horse-racing event is the Ramírez Prize raced every January …

Montevideo lives and breathes authentic music and culture any night of the week Photo: Jimmy Baikovicius

Montevideo Carnival 2016 dates

Carnival in Uruguay is uniquely different to anywhere else in the world. And it’s still a primarily local event. Check out the …

Ciudad Vieja Florece celebrations

Montevideo’s Old Town is blooming

Ciudad Vieja, the Old Town of Montevideo, or Old City as it is more correctly translated, was once all of Montevideo. But the …

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Gay Montevideo

Uruguay is the most gay friendly country in South America and 9th friendliest in the world according to the Spartacus International Gay …

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What’s on tonight in Montevideo?

Did you know that in Uruguay you can see world-class musicians right up close in a tiny bar for under ten dollars …

Carnival character

The Guru plans – 4 days and nights in Montevideo for you

A lot of people ask me “how long should I stay in Montevideo?” Well, Montevideo has it all – sun, sand, progressive …

Discovering Montevideo through its live music scene

Do the same as Austin music journalist Nancy Flores and let Guru’guay take you on a Montevideo musical journey. Montevideo’s burgeoning, innovative …

Murga La Mojigata 2012 in a Montevideo tablado

What’s worth checking out in Carnival

You are in luck because Uruguay has the world’s longest carnival –or carnaval as it is called in Spanish. So if you …

This wonderful photo by Juan Pablo Colasso is called "Home cinema" and was taken at a beach in the east of Uruguay

Saving your sanity on a rainy day in Montevideo. Go to the movies

One of the best thing about being an English speaker in Uruguay is that the films shown in cinemas aren’t dubbed. Maybe …

Buying tickets for concerts and carnival

It’s all pretty easy in Uruguay. Maybe centralisation is bad sometimes but it does make things super convenient. Tickets for most concerts …