Barrio Peñarol – the “New Manchester” of Uruguay

Who would have imagined that one of the most popular football teams in Uruguay took its team colours from the world’s first steam …

Analysis of Buenos Aires - Montevideo travel costs by ferry
Montevideo to Buenos Aires ferry prices

How much does the ferry cost from Buenos Aires to Montevideo?

Most people choosing to travel by ferry from Buenos Aires to get to Uruguay. There are a number of different ways to travel …

Ferries in Colonia, Uruguay by Liam Quinn

9 tips to buying Buenos Aires-Uruguay ferry tickets without losing your mind

We know. Buying online can be stressful. Especially when the site keeps switching languages and uses $ to represent three different currencies. …

Boy watches ferry arrive in Montevideo

What is the best way to travel from Buenos Aires to Montevideo?

You can travel from Argentina to Uruguay and vice versa by plane, ferry, bus and road. Here we help you decide the best …

Recommended restaurants in Montevideo: Pizza at Sin Pretensiones

What things cost in Uruguay

I often get asked how much things cost in Uruguay. Here is an unscientific list to give you an idea what you …

It’s Gaucho week in Montevideo

It’s Gaucho week in Montevideo – April 8-16

Traditional food, handmade goods, and South American cowboys riding wild horses at a festival of rural gaucho traditions in Uruguay, raves The …

Hotel Alma Historica – Soul in the Old City

Montevideo saw a boom in hotels in the last decade. Regrettably many are soulless, generic high rises. So when you stay in …

Estancia Los Platanos

Los Platanos – an authentic estancia run by 6th generation

Estancia Los Platanos lies in a remote spot of the rolling sierras of central Uruguay on the border between the rural provinces …

You know you’re in Uruguay when you hear…

… these seven expressions like ALL THE TIME. People from Montevideo and Buenos Aires have a similar accent when they speak Spanish*. As an …

Carillon in Cerro Colorado

The bell tower in the middle of nowhere

In deepest Uruguay lies a little town called Alejandro Gallinal. Though everyone calls the town Cerro Colorado or Red Hill and there’s no …