Definitely Go to Montevideo

I was blown away by Montevideo this past November. It has that bohemian, artsy vibe that I love about San Telmo but you feel like you are in a beach town. I'd been through the city a number of times on my way to the beaches further east, but I'd never actually spent any time there. [...]

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Hostels in Punta del Este

Just north of Punta del Este is a trendy little town called La Barra where we found two great hostels. We showed up at the busiest time of the year, so one was booked, but we found beds at the other.

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Uruguay on a Whim

Is it possible to go to Uruguay in January without any plans? Stay tuned. We'll post again when we get back in three days.

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Colonia del Sacramento for the Day

This lovely colonial town in Uruguay is the perfect day trip from Buenos Aires. I wouldn't recommend staying longer than a day. In fact, you could take the ferry in the morning and come back in the evening. But Colonia is well worth a visit.

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San Telmo Loft is a boutique vacation rental service in Buenos Aires. We've hand picked each apartment in our small collection so that you don't have to spend hours weeding through the blah and mundane. Quirky and stylish, comfortable and quiet (a big plus in this noisy city), each listing is well-located and comes with our stamp of approval.

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