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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 – …

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A Wall Street banker in Montevideo

Roberto lived a nomadic life in high finance and the international banking world for twenty years. This year he gave it all up …

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Gourmet Uruguayan comfort food in a vintage furniture store

Local dishes just like you wished Mamá made cooked exquisitely in a vintage furniture store in the Old City of Montevideo. Fresh local …

Plaza Entrevero in the Centro of Montevideo by Jimmy Baikovicius

Your Personal Safety in Montevideo

Montevideo is one of the safest cities in Latin America but it is still a capital city and an unlucky traveller could …

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 …

Get THE architecture guide to Montevideo

Montevideo has stunning architecture. I always tell people to take a walk along the main avenue, 18 de julio – not for …

The story of the Andes crash survivors is one of the great human survival stories of the Twentieth Century.

The Andes 1972 Museum – one of the great human survival stories of the 20th century

On Friday, October 13, 1972, a Uruguayan Fairchild 227 airplane carrying a rugby team of young men on board crashed in the …

New Year in Montevideo by Marcelo Fernandez

Montevideo over New Year? 5 things you need to know

Montevideans take their public holidays seriously. Between Christmas and the New Year, almost everything is closed. January, especially the first two weeks, …

My top 3 places to eat in the Ciudad Vieja

Three choices, all completely different one from the other, and not a parrilla in sight. La Pasionaria Reconquista 587 Tel: 2915 6852 …

Typical Uruguayan Breakfast

Breakfast is not big in Uruguay

The bad news was that breakfast was not big in Uruguay. A typical breakfast is a café con leche accompanied with a …