Posts Tagged ‘ Uruguay ’

Mind the Gap

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

Is the daily commute to office cubicle getting you down? It’s time to take a break from Britain, says Kaye Holland

Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta

The year that was

Dec 31st, 2016 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2016 holiday highlights

Postcard from Argentina, part eight continued: behind closed doors

Apr 30th, 2016 | By

Kaye discovers a secret world of dining in Buenos Aires

Spotlight on Uruguay, South America’s little hidden gem

Mar 27th, 2016 | By

Long overshadowed by its giant neighbours, Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is finally getting the attention it deserves says Kaye Holland

Postcard from Argentina: part five

Mar 13th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef

Postcard from Argentina: part four

Feb 20th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef

Our tips for 2016

Dec 29th, 2015 | By

In summary, then, in alphabetical order, here are our top tips for 2016: Anguilla, Cardigan Bay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Hull, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

The year that was

Dec 28th, 2015 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares some of her favourite 2015 travel destinations

Steak your claim in Uruguay

Aug 14th, 2015 | By

Watch out Argentina – smaller neighbour Uruguay also has its fare share of juicy steaks and robust reds. Anna Maria Espsäter takes a tucking-in tour.

Where the experts holiday: Elisa Rosales, adventurer, presenter and translator

Jun 8th, 2015 | By

Travel presenter and translator, Elisa Rosales, talks travel

Best day trip from Buenos Aires: Colonia del Sacramento

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By

When the bustle of Buenos Aires gets to much – as it will – escape the hustle by retreating to Colonia del Sacramento, a characterful town that’s resistant to bright lights and late nights

Get active in Uruguay

Sep 6th, 2014 | By
Santa Teresa

Football may be the national sport, but that’s hardly all that’s on offer in this small South American country. Anna Maria Espsäter looks at a range of active pursuits in Uruguay.

Beautiful beaches of Uruguay

Sep 4th, 2014 | By
La Coronilla beaches

Anna Maria Espsäter dips into Uruguay’s coastal resorts, journeying south from the Brazilian border towards the capital, Montevideo.

Getting off the beaten track in Uruguay

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
St Miguel fortress view

If you think just visiting Uruguay qualifies as getting off the beaten track, Anna Maria Espsäter begs to differ. Here she ventures off to the little-visited, rural eastern corner of Uruguay, near the Brazilian border

Making the most of Montevideo

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

The centre of Uruguay’s unassuming capital, easily explored on foot, sits solidly on a peninsula overlooking the River Plate. Anna Maria Espsäter spends a few days in the Old Town and beyond.

Flying to South America

Jul 28th, 2013 | By

During the next few years more of us will be travelling to South America. For a start, the football World Cup and the next Olympic Games will be held in Brazil. If you want to travel there you are likely to travel on an airline few will know – Air Europa.

Now it’s the Volcanoes in Chile

Jun 11th, 2011 | By

For the last week or so a volcano has been erupting in Chile. The ash cloud has risen high in the sky – now about 50,000 feet high – and is now swirling and travelling on the winds. Yet again, volcanic ash is disrupting flights.