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Uruguay

Punta is a state of mind ... Uruguay's coast is an increasingly popular destination.

Uruguay

Hot spot of serious cool

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

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

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.

Uruguay

All smiles on a street of sighs

Steve McKenna takes the ferry to an outpost of ageing charm across the river from Buenos Aires.

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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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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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