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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 …

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 …

Marijuana legalisation in Uruguay - cultivate consciousness

How did a little country like Uruguay do something as radical as legalise cannabis?

It’s actually legal to smoke and possess marijuana in a lot of countries, what is different about Uruguay’s legislation is that for the first …

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 …

CampoTinto - where to stay in Carmelo Uruguay

Where to stay in Carmelo

So… after reading about the fabulous boutique wineries and the charms of The Uruguayan Tuscany, you’re ready to spend a few days …

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 …