Category: Staying Safe & Healthy

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What beach warning flags mean in Uruguay

What’s that green cross on the red flag all about? Wondering what the lifeguard flags in Uruguay mean? Check out the beach warning code.

electrical adapter uruguay Electricity by Colores Mari (Flickr)

Power sockets and plugs in Uruguay

In Uruguay we have a bunch of different electrical power sockets and plugs, so which power travel adapter should you bring? Simple advice from a local.

Mosquito by Erik F. Brandsborg

Is the Zika virus in Uruguay?

It’s a *South American* epidemic, right? Not so. South America is huge and diverse. Uruguay has had just one case of Zika virus, much less than the USA.