Tag Archives: Uruguay

Morning News: Taliban Capture Kabul, Capital Punishment, Uruguay

The fall of Kabul, the capital, sealed the country’s fate: after 20 years, the Taliban are back in charge—a fearsome outcome for its people and for the Biden administration. 

As capital punishment fades, life sentences proliferate; that comes with its own costs and iniquities. And visiting an enclave in Uruguay that is in many ways more Russian than Russia.

Walks: Rambla Pocitos – Montevideo, Uruguay

The Rambla of Montevideo is an avenue that goes all along the coastline of Montevideo, Uruguay, and also the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. At a length of over 22.2 uninterrupted kilometres, the promenade runs along the Río de la Plata and continues down the entire coast of Montevideo.

Views: ’10 Best Cities To Live In South America’ (Video)

South America is sometimes forgotten by residents of rest of the world, but savvy expats continue to flock to this region for a great variety of reasons. In addition to the cultural and scenic highlights, the entire area is quite cheap by international standards. Living in South America can be very inexpensive and housing can be surprisingly affordable as well. No matter if you are still working or retired, there are cities that you can really enjoy and see yourself living in for quite some time to come. We’ve got Ten cities that might suit remote workers and retirees looking for a new base in South America. They offer both affordability in global terms and a higher quality of life than you might find in some of the continent’s other major cities. So here are 10 best cities to live in South America.

Retirement: ’12 Countries With Low Cost Of Living’

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. In many cases, you could decrease your monthly expenses, perhaps significantly, simply by relocating to a new country. Depending where in the world you choose to retire, you could enjoy big savings on housing, and other expenses. There are many tempting places in Europe, Latin America and Asia where you can live large on a small budget. You’ll also need to consider the visa application and residency process for moving to these countries. The countries mentioned in this video are some of the best option for retiring comfortably with low cost of living and access to healthcare. These countries are catching on quickly by attracting retirees with enticing retirement plans. So here are 12 Best countries to retire comfortably.

  1. Portugal
  2. Costa Rica
  3. Malaysia
  4. Ecuador
  5. Slovenia
  6. Thailand
  7. Greece
  8. Vietnam
  9. Mexico
  10. Philippines
  11. Uruguay
  12. Mauritius

Summer Beach Walks: ‘Piriápolis’ In Uruguay

Filmed in February 2021

Piriápolis is a city on southern Uruguay’s Atlantic coast. One of the country’s earliest resorts, it’s known for its belle époque–style buildings, like the waterfront Argentino Hotel. Near yacht-filled Piriápolis harbor, a chairlift leads up Cerro San Antonio, a hill with a small whitewashed chapel and a lookout point. The waterfront promenade of Rambla de los Argentinos curves around the bay and Piriápolis Beach. 

Maldonado is the capital of Maldonado Department of Uruguay. As of the census of 2011, it is the seventh most populated city of the country. Maldonado is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs. 

Summer 2021 Walks: ‘Punta Del Este – Uruguay’ (Video)

Punta del Este is a city and resort on the Atlantic Coast in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay. Punta del Este is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs. Although the city has a year-round population of about 9,280, the summer season greatly adds to this number.

Walks: ‘Montevideo In Coastal Uruguay’ (Video)

Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, is a major city along Montevideo Bay. It revolves around the Plaza de la Independencia, once home to a Spanish citadel. This plaza leads to Ciudad Vieja (the old town), with art deco buildings, colonial homes and landmarks including the towering Palacio Salvo and neoclassical performance hall Solís Theatre. Mercado del Puerto is an old port market filled with many steakhouses.