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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Best of Uruguay – Music for the people

A piano sits in the open air in a square in Montevideo. And anyone’s welcome to play it. See what happened… Four …

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 …

Montevideo Carnival - Murga La Mojigata

6 reasons why you must not miss carnival in Montevideo

As it’s virtually unknown to people outside of Uruguay, in Montevideo you’ll get to experience one of the most authentic carnivals in …

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 …