Welcome to UruguayNow

Welcome to UruguayNow!

UruguayNow is the first dedicated, constantly updated English-language travel guide to Uruguay

Carnival in Montevideo

Carnival is coming

The world's longest carnival is in Montevideo

Literacy in Uruguay

Words on the street

Evidence of literacy – and literature – is everywhere in Montevideo

Discovering the north of Uruguay

Inner beauty

Uruguay’s interior is full of history, as well as a varied and low-key charm

Rio Santa Lucia, Uruguay

Where it all began

The small, sleepy town of Santa Lucía was – surprisingly – Uruguay's first tourist resort

Torres Garcia museum in Montevideo

Portrait of the artist

Joaquín Torres García changed Uruguayan art forever

Tristan Narvaja market in Montevideo

Market forces

Don't miss Montevideo's wonderful Tristán Narvaja street market

Football in Uruguay

Football, football, football!

In Uruguay, the game with the round ball is the only team sport

Living in Uruguay

"It's a word of mouth thing"

The secret's out: Uruguay is a great place to buy a second home

Uruguay - a happy country?

A Happy Country

We think Uruguay is getting plenty of things right

Teatro Solis in Montevideo

Theatre of dreams

Montevideo's Teatro Solís is a great place to hear live music, opera, or watch modern dance

Nostalgia night - a Uruguayan phenomenom

Blast from the past

Uruguay's Nostalgia Night is a national excuse for a huge party

Punta del Este, Uruguay's favourite beach resort

A resort for all seasons?

Punta del Este is thriving, but what can it do to extend its short summer season?

Uruguayan food

What a difference a blueberry makes

Newsflash: Uruguay's cuisine has been catapulted into the twenty-first century

Los Shakers - the Uruguayan Invasion

The Uruguayan Invasion

Montevideo meets Merseyside, musically speaking