A Gaucho Roadtrip

Update for 2019: It's not easy to find comfortable accommodations in Tacuarembo, Uruguay, during the Patria Gaucha festival (annually in...

Tres Tips for Buenos Aires

There is a vast amount of information about travel to Buenos Aires, something for every taste and type of traveler. I don’t want to...

Chile Lakes and Volcanoes

We spent a few days in the Lakes Region (Los Lagos) of southern Chile - a wonderful destination with something for everyone, except maybe...

Easy Day Trip from Montevideo

While living in Uruguay we’ve had the opportunity to host several visitors. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately!) they usually only...

Montevideo On Tap

The craft beer and microbrewery scene is growing rapidly in Uruguay, and while it may be a few years behind the global trend a new crop...

Uruguay: It pays to call ahead

When travelling in Uruguay, you should always contact your intended destination in advance, whether it be a hotel, restaurant, winery, or...

Montevideo Outdoor Markets

As in many cities, the tradition of outdoor food markets continues in Montevideo. On any day of the week there will be a market taking...