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    If we only had 2 weeks: Uruguay itinerary

    We’re lucky enough that our location independent business means that we can travel extra slow. If this is an option to you, we strongly recommend that you take your time, really getting to know and appreciate each country you’re in…

  • Top tips for backpacking in Uruguay

    Top tips for backpacking in Uruguay

    Overall, we have LOVED backpacking in Uruguay. We honestly had very few expectations of the country as we only really decided to go backpacking in Uruguay as our first stop on our 2+ year trip due to it having the…

  • Cobbled beauty in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

    Cobbled beauty in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

    A little port town, which we only really visited because the ferry to Buenos Aires was much cheaper from there than from MVD, Colonia del Sacramento is picturesque, with charming cobbled streets and views of BA over estuary. We spent…

  • Montevideo, Uruguay: South America's most chilled capital

    Montevideo, Uruguay: South America’s most chilled capital

    How to pronounce Montevideo: Mon-tay-bee-day-oh The vibe is Montevideo is… chilled. If you’re flying to Uruguay, you’re almost definitely going to find yourself in the capital for at least a day. It does have a reputation for being boring, ……

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    Cabo Polonio, going off-grid in coastal Uruguay

    There’s not just one reason that Cabo Polonio, Uruguay, is interesting, it has a whole host of fascinating features that draw visitors in to see what it’s all about. Firstly, this is an off-grid community, meaning that the village is…

  • Punta del Diablo, Uruguay's laidback Atlantic paradise

    Punta del Diablo, Uruguay’s laidback Atlantic paradise

    Just 5 hours by bus from Montevideo, Punta del Diablo is quaint, beautiful and a little touristy, but is on the edge of the Parque Nacional de Santa Teresa with lengthy, untouched beaches and stunning greenery. A walk down to…

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    How easy is eating gluten-free in Uruguay?

    It’s honestly hard to say whether it’s easy to eat gluten-free in Uruguay. That’s because although the national cuisine can only be described as “Meat’n’Wheat”, gluten-free products are often easier to find in Uruguayan shops than in the UK. Gluten-free…

  • The Beer Guide: Uruguay

    The Beer Guide: Uruguay

    Despite being a somewhat sleepy country with an incredibly relaxed vibe (even in the capital Montevideo), the party scene livens up post-midnight. It is very common for friends to have a ‘previa’ at home before heading out to a ‘boliche’…