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5 Ways My Life is Healthier in Uruguay

2020-07-01T11:16:29-03:00July 1, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , , , , |

I moved to Uruguay in 2006 for a mix of reasons: a new adventure, a simpler life, and to invest in real estate. Healthier living wasn’t on my list. It was a side benefit I discovered once here. And now, it’s one of the things about Uruguay I appreciate most. How, specifically, does my expat [...]

A stilt house in Uruguay made of different types of wood

2020-06-12T10:39:56-03:00June 12, 2020|Categories: Architecture & Design, Tourism|Tags: , , , , |

The residence designed by Delfina Riverti and Fram Arquitectos in La Juanita is a composition of wooden volumes lifted from the ground. Located near the José Ignacio Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, the residence designed by Fram Arquitectos and Delfina Riverti is the stilted structure made of different types of wood, forming in a composition [...]

Why Garzón, Uruguay Is the World’s Best Under-the-Radar Foodie Destination

2020-01-14T10:22:57-03:00January 14, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home, Tourism|Tags: , , , |

On a Monday evening, standing on a dirt road in a tiny Uruguayan town, I found myself sipping a grapefruit Negroni and mingling with a group of journalists and wine industry professionals. Some fires blazed nearby, sending wafts of smoke up into the air as a scraggly dog sat near my feet and waiters passed [...]

How Punta del Este Became the Jet-Set Playground of South America

2020-01-14T10:01:29-03:00January 14, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home, Tourism|Tags: , , , |

There's a reason it's known as the “Monaco of the South." Every year, in the period between Christmas and New Year’s, the population of Punta del Este, Uruguay swells from under 10,000 to around 400,000. About two hours up the coast from Montevideo, Punta—as the locals call it—has been dubbed the “Hamptons of South America” [...]

Uruguay: in the top 10 of Best in Travel 2020 according to Lonely Planet

2020-05-29T13:51:08-03:00October 22, 2019|Categories: Rankings, Tourism|Tags: , , |

The best destinations, journeys and sustainable travel experiences for the year ahead according to Lonely Planet. If Uruguay isn’t already on your South American bucket list, 2020 is the perfect year to add it. With 660km of Río de la Plata and Atlantic shoreline, a burgeoning wine industry, bubbling hot springs and endless rolling rangelands where South [...]

Beyond Montevideo: Why Uruguay’s Wineries Need to Be on Your Radar

2020-05-29T13:48:45-03:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Tourism|Tags: , , |

Within an hour of busy Montevideo, Uruguay’s fertile Canelones wine region beckons with more than 80 vineyards tucked into its transporting, pastoral setting. Thoughts of a wine-focused vacation in South America might instantly conjure up images of sipping malbec among the mountains of Mendoza, Argentina’s premier wine region. Or, they might even turn to Chile, [...]

Massive turnout at the first edition of Summer Fair MUY in Punta del Este

2020-05-29T14:08:45-03:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Country Brand, Culture, Tourism|Tags: , , |

More than 3500 people visited the exhibition that brought the best of the partner companies of Uruguay Country Brand to tourists from all over the world. The first summer edition of MUY Fair, held last weekend in Punta del Este was a success: more than 3500 people visited Espacio Gorlero, where they could meet, taste [...]

How Uruguay is Evolving as Tourist Destination | Interview with Benjamín Liberof

2020-05-29T14:10:46-03:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Home, Tourism|Tags: , |

Benjamín Liberoff, Uruguay’s Vice Minister of Tourism, in this interview illustrates how the popular destination has changed over the years, what makes it unique in South America and where he likes to spend his own vacation. Our interview with Benjamín Liberoff is part of a special series and report on Uruguay. Benjamin, you are Uruguay’s [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

2019-01-07T18:00:50-03:00December 11, 2018|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

Football, wine and the best of Uruguayan gastronomy celebrated at the Emirates Stadium. London, 21st November 2018. Uruguay’s country brand ‘Uruguay Natural’ travelled to London last week to use the friendly match against Brazil in the Emirates Stadium as a platform to promote and position the country abroad. The match took place last Friday, 16th [...]

Uruguay Natural arrived to London and Paris with the Uruguayan National Team

2019-02-11T11:24:38-03:00November 22, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , |

The international friendly matches played by La Celeste in Europe, against Brazil and France, were the scene of two activities to promote the Country Brand. Football, a fundamental element of Uruguayan national identity, served as a framework for the presentation and promotion of the country abroad. On this occasion, Uruguay XXI, the country's investment, export [...]

Uruguay took its football, the candombe and its most highlighted export products to Russia

2019-02-15T11:06:37-03:00June 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

The World Cup is advancing and with it the country promotion actions that Uruguay is undertaking in Russia. In addition to bringing gastronomy and culture, Uruguay XXI presented the main reasons to invest, work and live in Uruguay before over 200 businessmen, investors and authorities in Moscow. Accompanying the participation of the Uruguayan National Team [...]

Uruguay lands in Russia with promotional activities and highlighted products

2019-02-15T10:58:21-03:00May 29, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

In the framework of the participation of the Uruguayan soccer team in the 2018 World Cup, Uruguay XXI will carry out different promotional interventions with the purpose of making Uruguay known as a reliable food producer, and a tourism and investment destination. The Soccer World Cup is a great showcase for all participating countries, and [...]