Recommended restaurants in Montevideo: Sin Pretensiones - ChocolateDessert

Gourmet Uruguayan comfort food in a vintage furniture store

Local dishes just like you wished Mamá made cooked exquisitely in a vintage furniture store in the Old City of Montevideo. Fresh local …

Analysis of Buenos Aires - Montevideo travel costs by ferry

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 …

Uruguay rock and pop band Cuatro Pesos de Propina by Montecruz Foto

A Uruguay rock and pop sampler

Size doesn’t matter, and Uruguay, one of the tiniest South American nations, is the living proof.  With a thriving rock and pop …

Mansion in El Prado neighborhood, Montevideo by Guru'Guay

Montevideo’s Prado neighbourhood

Though El Prado is just a 15 minute taxi ride from the centre of Montevideo, the leafy neighbourhood was established in the …

Comparsa by Leo Alvarez. Things to do in Uruguay

Drumming is huge in Uruguay

Anyone who spends enough time strolling around Montevideo, the capital, will run into a drumming troupe on the street. Because drumming is …

Mosquito by Erik F. Brandsborg

Is the Zika virus in Uruguay?

I was surprised by the panic around the Zika virus during a recent visit I made to the USA. After all, I …

Whales in Punta del Este by Remco Douma

The WHALES are back in Uruguay!

The first sighting of the southern right whales in Uruguay this year was June 11 2016 off the coast of La Paloma …

Uruguayan herbal remedy - Nettle by Tiago Fernandes

Herbal remedies for coughs and colds in Uruguay

If you get a chesty cough and cold while you’re in Uruguay, just pop into one of the many natural remedy stores …

Montevideo lives and breathes authentic music and culture any night of the week Photo: Jimmy Baikovicius

Why we love Montevideo

Montevideo is often overshadowed by Buenos Aires. With tons of culture and wonderful architecture but more laid-back and friendly, it’s time to …

The Guru’Guay Guide to Montevideo

The Guru’Guay Guide: Where to buy it in Uruguay

The Guru’Guay Guide to Montevideo is the first English-language insider’s guide to Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, and still one of South America’s off-the-radar destinations. …