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Public holidays in Uruguay

Uruguayans prioritise family life over business, so it’s a good idea to know when public holidays are, as most shops –except for …

Closed by Bryan Mills

Why does the tourist industry in Montevideo close down at peak visitor times?

Clients sometimes ask me this when I am suggesting they spend their New Years Eve eating left-overs and watching the fireworks from our building rooftop. …

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, …