Steve McKenna Wedged between two South American giants, Uruguay rarely used to feature on travel itineraries.
With Spanish and African influences, this is one of South America's most intoxicating cities, writes Ben Stubbs.
For some, Punta del Este is party central, but for others it's a place that marches to its own drumbeat, writes Aaron Peasley.
Instead of spitting chips, Ben Stubbs accepts his fate and explores a ritzy playground on the cheap.
It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.
Michael Gebicki Would a cash card in $A be more stable against South American currencies?