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Uruguay

Latin passion: Tango dancers in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Uruguay

Twenty reasons to visit Montevideo

Steve McKenna Wedged between two South American giants, Uruguay rarely used to feature on travel itineraries.

Uruguay

24 hours in Montevideo

The bitter-herb beverage of mate, drunk through a metal straw.

With Spanish and African influences, this is one of South America's most intoxicating cities, writes Ben Stubbs.

Uruguay

Hot spot of serious cool

Uruguay beach

For some, Punta del Este is party central, but for others it's a place that marches to its own drumbeat, writes Aaron Peasley.

Uruguay

Lifestyles of the skint

Tourists enjoy the sun and water at a beach near downtown Punta del Este, Maldonado, 140 km east of Montevideo

Instead of spitting chips, Ben Stubbs accepts his fate and explores a ritzy playground on the cheap.

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Travellers Tips

South America

Latin for beginners

Ipanema Beach Rio de Janeiro soccer girls

It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.

Expert advice

Tripologist: Cash cards give you peso of mind

Michael Gebicki Would a cash card in $A be more stable against South American currencies?

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