Many visitors to this country get no farther from capital Montevideo than the fancy nearby resorts of Punta del Este and José Ignacio. But up the Atlantic coast toward the border with Brazil lie a string of smaller beach towns wild some of
The last time I visited Buenos Aires, one of the most memorable days of the trip, was spent, ironically enough, in Uruguay. A comfy, Buquebus high-speed ferry ride away across the wide, murky Río Plata (one to three hours, depending on the ship,
Sure, going out for an intimate dinner à deux is pretty much everyone's default on this day for lovers. But to make Valentine's Day extra special, seek out an experience that will make it truly memorable for years to come. High and low, on land and
Two hours' drive east from Montevideo and a little over an hour from Punta del Este lies a stretch of coast some 180 kilometres (112 miles) long that's been the secret of a few in-the-know Uruguayans and fewer neighboring Argentines, and even fewe
Seashore or mountains? Countryside or beach? Big city or charming small town? This charming little country neighbouring Argentina and Brazil near the bottom of South America packs a lot of variety into its borders, a mix of dynamic urbanism and sma
Argentina may be famous for its pampas (lowlands), ranching, beef, and of course gauchos (cowboys, such as the one above and those in the video below). But fewer people are aware that these characterize its much smaller next door neigh
When visiting a fascinating new destination, there’s nothing cooler than staying in equally intriguing accommodations. And so here are 11 of the most fascinating in key Iberia Destinations in Latin America.
Way down South America way, one of the hemisphere’s most chichi beach resorts sits astride the Atlantic coast of one of South America’s lower-profile countries, Uruguay. On a narrow spit of land separating the Atlantic from the Rio de la Plata, Punta
The small country of Uruguay has been making a good bit of news in recent years, but its pleasant capital – the Western Hemisphere’s southernmost – on the oceanlike Rio de la Plata remains pretty much as laid-back as it’s always been. And one thing y
Uruguay is usually second banana to Argentina, most visitors crossing the river Plate (Rio Plata) via Buquebus, the high speed ferry from Buenos Aires. There's four main points of interest in this country, which has a Mediterranean climate...