Author: Karen A Higgs

Horse racing in Uruguay by Jimmy Baikovicius

Uruguay’s Kentucky Derby – January 6

One of the best things to do in Montevideo is visit the horse races. Fun for the family and for architecture buffs the art-deco stadium. Fridays & Sundays.

Uruguay car rental

Great little car rental company in Uruguay

Shout-out for local car rental company, Mariño Sport, in Uruguay. I’ve been impressed by their great service and personal touch since 2010.

Public holidays in Uruguay

Public holidays in Uruguay

It’s a good idea to know when public holidays in Uruguay are as most shops close. Public transport is also limited but to a lesser extent.

Uruguay travel entry requirements

Traveling to Uruguay? Entry requirements were updated by the government in August 2022. Check out Uruguay travel restrictions at this time.

Baltazar: best wine bar in Montevideo

Baltazar – Best wine bar in Montevideo

Over 100 lesser-known Uruguay wines paired with outstanding local charcuterie & cheese at this Montevideo wine bar open all day all week.

Gay Montevideo

Montevideo is the capital of the friendliest country in South America. Get to know Uruguay’s version of ‘Pride’—known as the Diversity March.