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    Weird & wonderful drinks from Latin America

    Every region has its fair share of concoctions that seem alien to the average foreigner. South & Central America are no different, with an eclectic mix of drinks ranging from warm & homely to absolutely lethal. Here is a collection…

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    The top 5 national beers in South America

    South America takes its beer very seriously, and whilst there has been a varying degree of impact from craft beer on the continent, each country has up to a handful of strong national beers, steeped in tradition and heritage. We’ve…

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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.  ……