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The Guru’Guay Guide to Uruguay

Beaches, ranches and wine country

The Guru’Guay Guide to Montevideo

All you need to know about Montevideo

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The Guru’Guay Guide to Montevideo

Guru'Guía Vol. 4 Nº 3 | 2022

Your handy directory to Uruguay travel & living

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Latest Guru’Guay Top Picks

Guru’Guay only recommends restaurants, hotels and people who absolutely love Uruguay & what they do

Living, working & investing in Uruguay

Guru’Guay teams up with one of the country’s top law firms, Andersen, to get some professional advice for our readers and foreigners all over the world.

Investing in Uruguay - Farmland
Living in Uruguay - Residency & moving
Retiring to Uruguay - Q&A
Starting a business in Uruguay
Taxes in Uruguay - Q&A
Who can get tax residency in Uruguay?

I’m buying a NEW build outside Montevideo

2021 ended with some big news for my family. We bought an investment property outside of Montevideo near the airport. And I’m documenting the process through articles and off-the-cuff videos.

Computer-generated layout of the La Juana estate

So, who’s the Guru?

At the mere age of 22, Guru’Guay founder, Karen A Higgs, found herself stranded in Mexico City airport—with just a pocket Spanish dictionary for company. Since then, she’s lived most of her life in Latin America.

In 2000, she moved to Uruguay and promptly fell in love with this most understated and “European” of Latin American nations.

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