Museum of Fine Arts Montevideo, all the details and history of one of the most important museums in the city. Known as the Juan Manuel Blanes Museum, it was founded in 1930, commemorating the centenary of the country’s Independence. Juan Manuel Blanes was a national painter, and that date marked the 100th anniversary of his […]
Buenos Aires By Neighborhoods, a complete guide to the best places to get to know this immense Argentine city. In addition to being the capital of the country, it is a city with countless places of incomparable beauty, with many activities to do in each neighborhood you visit. They all have a different characteristic, so […]
Centennial Stadium of Montevideo, all the information about this impressive football stadium, venue of the World Cup. It is located in the Batlle Park neighborhood, in the city of Montevideo. It is administered by the CAFO (Administrative Commission of the Official Field), which is made up of members of the Municipality of Montevideo and the […]
What to do in La Boca, a guide with the best places to visit and get to know this colorful neighborhood of Buenos Aires. It is a very important place for the history of our country, since this is where Tango was born, and where the combination of its colorful houses intensifies with the passion […]
Lighthouse Punta Brava Montevideo, the story behind this immense tower in the middle of the city. Montevideo has many attractions that will captivate your eyes and, without a doubt, this lighthouse is one of them. Since ancient times, its importance is fundamental for the navigation of fishing boats or boats that enter through the River.
Moving from Buenos Aires Airports, is a guide to all the options to move to and from the Airports, to avoid mishaps! The city of Buenos Aires has two airports that are located in different areas. One is the Jorge Newbery Airport, commonly called Aeroparque, which is located in the center of the city and […]
Go Shopping in Montevideo, a list with the best places to shop in the city. As we have seen, Montevideo is a place that has many varied attractions to offer. Without a doubt, you will find different ways to entertain yourself and enjoy this beautiful Uruguayan city. One of these favorite activities is shopping, since […]
What to do in Recoleta, a complete list with all the activities and places that you can visit in this famous neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Known as the second largest neighborhood in the city, full of tradition and attractions that you cannot miss. Among the most emblematic places is the Recoleta Cemetery, as well as […]
Rodó Park in Montevideo, all the details and history of one of the largest green spaces in the city. Its full name is Parque José Enrique Rodó, since it is a tribute to the Uruguayan writer José Enrique Rodó. It was built between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th […]
Where to Stay Buenos Aires, a list of the best places for you to enjoy luxury accommodation in the largest city in Argentina! Given its large size, it usually causes some dread when thinking about where to stay during your visit to this beautiful city. Don’t worry, it’s very common to feel a bit confused […]
Best Beaches in Montevideo, a tour of the best places in the city to enjoy the sun and the Río de la Plata. With white sands and extremely clean waters, they generate the ideal climate to take a good swim and have a whole day at the beach. Bordered by the Rambla, which is approximately […]
What to do in Palermo, all the information so you can enjoy this huge neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Because it is the largest neighborhood in the city, it is subdivided into different areas, such as Palermo Hollywood, Palermo Soho, Palermo Forests (Bosques de Palermo), among others. The reason is purely because of its size. Its […]
The Meadow of Montevideo, all the history and characteristics of one of the most important neighborhoods of the Uruguayan city. Considered the “lung of the city”, it is a neighborhood of 102 hectares, which you will want to visit without a doubt. Located between Avenida Millán, Manuel Correa, Boulevard Artigas and Carlos María de Pena. […]
What to do in Tigre, all the activities that you will be able to enjoy during your visit to this large Municipality a couple of km from the City Center. Considered one of the most chosen destinations by porteños to enjoy a full day outdoors. It does not matter the time of year, since nature […]
Legislative Palace of Uruguay, all the information about this imposing building extremely important for the history of Uruguay. It is a palace where the General Assembly operates, and is the seat of the country’s Legislative Power. Here the Chamber of Senators is integrated, together with the Chamber of Representatives. Its construction took place between 1908 […]
How to get to Tigre, a guide with all the information so that you can leave the Center of Buenos Aires and enjoy a whole day away from the hustle and bustle of the city surrounded by nature and fresh air. Tigre is part of the Province of Buenos Aires, it is a Municipality that […]
Solís Theater of Montevideo, all the history and details of the oldest and most important theater in Uruguay. Huge orchestras, national and international entertainment figures and a variety of works passed through this stage. With a very specific magic, it has a high level of acoustics and ideal technical conditions for any type of show.
How to circulate Buenos Aires, a list with the best options to move around the city. Besides being the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is known for being a huge city, which is why it is overflowing with activities to do and places to visit.
Independence Square of Montevideo, the whole story behind the most important green space in the Uruguayan city, considered a link between the Old City and the New City of Montevideo. Once Independence was affirmed, the colonial fortifications that surrounded and protected the city were demolished, giving way to the opening of it.
Best Museums Buenos Aires, a list of the best cultural activities in the city of Buenos Aires and its various options. Undoubtedly, Buenos Aires is one of the largest cities in Argentina, as is the range of different attractions it has. In this case, for those travelers who enjoy a cultural visit, museums are essential […]
How to get to Uruguay from Argentina, the best options to visit one of the most beautiful neighboring countries. We want to tell you everything you need to know to get an excellent trip and with the best means to get to Uruguay.
Salvo Palace of Montevideo, the history and characteristics of one of the most important buildings in the city of Montevideo. Initially thought by the brothers and merchants Salvo as a 5-star Hotel, it ended up being declared a National Historic Monument.
July 18 Avenue Montevideo, the story behind the main street of the City of Montevideo. Like any big city, Montevideo has a great history since its construction, and one of the most important streets here is Avenida 18 de Julio. In it you will find the most important and historical buildings of Montevideo, along with […]
Market Port of Montevideo, all the history and details of this great gastronomic center in the heart of the city. Founded 130 years ago, it is a cultural icon found in the middle of Old City. Full of tradition, with a mixture of gastronomy and the participation of artisans, visual artists and various musicians.
What to eat in Montevideo, a list of typical Uruguayan dishes so that you can try the traditional food of the country. Although Uruguay was influenced by the gastronomy of countries such as Italy and Spain, it knew how to keep its typical cuisine alive, despite this fusion of different cultures. The immigrants who arrived […]
Entry Requirements to Uruguay, everything you need to present when entering Uruguay in the face of the updated COVID-19 global pandemic situation. Uruguay opens the borders to world tourism from November 1 of 2021. The main requirements are a complete vaccination card, a PCR test with a negative result of a maximum of 72 hours […]
Best Museums in Montevideo, a tour of the best collections that the city offers. Montevideo has a great cultural attraction, which is why it has endless activities and places to visit. It is one of the most vibrant and complete cities in South America. In this case, we are going to tell you about the […]
Where to stay in Montevideo, a list with the best areas so you can enjoy and be close to many attractions. Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay and, although it is a small city with a population of less than 2 million, it is still extremely attractive. It has all kinds of activities for all […]
Old City of Montevideo, the living history of the city, its origins and a walk through the past of the current political and economic center of Uruguay. Origin of the Spanish military fortification, it is the Historic Center of Montevideo. Currently, it is also a well-known neighborhood that houses numerous ministries, offices, banks, museums, companies, […]
Activities in Quito, a list of the best things you can do in this beautiful city of Ecuador. Quito is one of the most irresistible cities in Latin America. Nested in a long and narrow Andean valley, and protected by a great colossus, the Pichincha Volcano, it is a mixture of a spectacular natural environment, […]
What to do in Montevideo, a guide to the best places to visit in this beautiful city. But first, let’s see a little about the history of this great, small, country! Oriental Republic of Uruguay, is the official name of the country, the second smallest in South America after Suriname. Its name comes from Guaraní, […]
Beaches in Cartagena, a list of the best beaches in this city so that you don’t leave them out of your itinerary. In this other note, we tell you everything you can do in Cartagena, Colombia. But surely what brings you to Cartagena are its beaches, because it is located north of the department of […]
Markets in Santiago de Chile, we bring you a list with the best and most recognized markets in the city. When you walk through Santiago, you will find some markets that are scattered throughout the city. This is a great way to get to know the culture in a traditional setting. It’s nice to hang […]
Coyoacán, Mexico, is the place where coyotes were worshiped. Previously, it was another town, but today, it is part of the city. It is one of its 16 demarcations, with 54.4 km2, 3.6% of the country’s territory. It has a high concentration of tourist and cultural infrastructure. It is one of the most colorful places, […]
The name is Cartagena de Indias, a derivation of “Cartago Nova”, the name that the Romans gave to the city founded by the Carthaginians, Qart Hadasht after the Punic wars. The name of the Indies comes from the idea of the Spaniards who thought they had arrived in Las Indias. It is the capital that […]
Valparaíso has been declared Cultural Heritage for Mankind in 2003. Famous for its hills filled with colourful houses, elevators that are considered national monuments, and being a young vibrant city (an important educational hub is here). During the colonial times, it was a very important port, depending mostly from the Callao port in Peru and […]
Ecuador, this country has some of the most beautiful landscapes in Latin America, thanks to its tropical weather that allows for great biodiversity. You probably associate the name of the country to the equator, the imaginary line that divides the world into the northern and southern hemispheres. Since this parallel goes through the country, Ecuador […]
Bolivia has this name in honour to Simón Bolívar, the liberator (El Libertador, in Spanish). Actually, the first name assigned was República de Bolivar (Bolivar’s Republic). This country has an historical and constitutional capital, Sucre, divided geopolitically in departments, but the headquarters of the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary powers are all located in the city […]
The official name of the country is “Republic of Colombia“. The liberator, Simón Bolívar, chose this name to honour Christopher Columbus (in Spanish, Cristóbal Colón), who led the conquest of the American continent. The form of government is presidential, the territory is divided into 32 departments (states, provinces), and the capital district which is Bogotá. […]
Valparaíso is a city about 120km (75 miles) from Santiago. Plenty of people usually go on a day trip and come back, others choose to take more time and spend a night there for a more paced journey. Here we give you the best activites you can do in this colorful city. Remember the hills […]
Mexico, a place that as we already told you in our note “What to do in Mexico” has a lot to explore, offer and surprise you! Here we leave a list of the Best Museums in Mexico for you to visit and continue adding to the list of things to do in this wonderful city… […]
Santiago de Chile, or just Santiago, is the capital of Chile. Political and financial hub of the country, it’s also the most populated city with a little over 6 million inhabitants, which is about a third of the country’s population. The international airport and a nearby border with the neighbouring country of Argentina make Santiago […]
It’s not a secret that Perú is becoming more popular as each day goes by. The architecture, amazing museums, archeological remains, friendly people. And one aspect you can’t leave aside when you visit, is food! Perú is transforming into a gastronomical treasure: more and more tourists make sure to dedicate some of their time to […]
Often known as The White City, Arequipa has a population just shy of 1.5 million, making it the 2nd most populated city (the first is Lima). The nickname comes from the fact that many buildings were made with a white volcanic stone, known as “sillar”.
We bring you our selection and recommendations for museums in Cusco. There are many reasons why Cusco is practically an obligated part of your trip in Perú. But besides the archaeological remains you get to see in some amazing day trips, the delicious dishes to try, and all the activities in the city, there’s a […]
Mexico, its official name is “United Mexican States”, and it’s located in North America. The origin of the name is a reflection of its culture: according to tradition, the word “México” comes from 3 words of the náhuatl language: “metztli” (meaning moon), “xictli” (navel or centre), and “co” (place). Put them all together and what […]
Besides the many activities and visits to do around Cusco, there’s the main star, Machu Picchu. And to get there, the Inca Trail is one of the most popular options. We’ve summarised some of the key details to consider.
The most populated city in Brazil (and also in South America), with a little over 12 million people, is often considered as a spot mostly for business travelers. It is true that it functions as a key financial centre for Brazil, but that’s not everything that goes on there! ¿Looking for what to do in […]
There are so many ways in which you can organize your trip around Perú. That’s what happens when you have a country with such a variety of amazing things to do. In this article, we’ll give you a quick summary of the journey from Lima to Machu Picchu and answer the typical questions that come […]
Cusco is considered to be the historical capital of Perú and one of the most important points of interest for international tourism. Capital of the Inca Empire, it has also been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
When we gave you some ideas on what to do in Cusco, we mentioned a very important advantage this city has: it’s very close to plenty of interesting archaeological remains and natural beauty for you to consider some day trips from Cusco. We’ve prepared a selection of some of them. But warning! After you read these, […]
Rio de Janeiro is a city to enjoy in every way you can. And food is not a detail to leave behind on your list. Just remember, it’s not only about fancy restaurants. There’s plenty of choices available on the street, where you can find some quick snacks that you devour as you walk by […]
Machu Picchu is the golden destination of Perú, being one of the most famous and demanded activities. Cultural heritage by UNESCO and one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, this old Inca City is truly an incredible place to visit in South America.
When we talked about the main attractions in Lima, we were also stating that Lima is the best starting point for your trip, as it’s very well connected to other key points of interest in the country. Particularly, Cusco is a necessary stop along the way when you travel from Lima to Machu Picchu. Here, […]
Lima is the capital and most populated city in the Republic of Perú. With its 9.5 million inhabitants (11 million if you include Metropolitan Lima), it concentrates practically a third of the population of the entire country (almost 33 million). The city of Lima was founded on January 18th 1535 by Spanish settler Francisco Pizarro, […]
What? This statue of Christ the Redeemer was built between 1922-1931. If you don’t include the pedestal, the statue itself is 30m. tall (98 ft.). The project was born as a commemoration of 100 years since the Brazilian independence (1822), and built entirely on donations. It is one of the seven wonders of the modern […]
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