While researching holiday in the Galapagos Islands for the Christmas season of 2019, I looked, thoroughly, at doing a land based trip vs. a liveaboard. You can find many articles about the pros and cons about one or the other: land based vs. liveaboard. But I didn’t find any that were more like a guide or rubric to help someone make the decision for themselves. … Continue reading How to Decide On A Land Based vs. Liveaboard Visit to the Galapagos Islands, Aside From Costs
You wouldn’t think that there’d be Indian food in Uruguay as a very small country nestled in between Brazil and Argentina, both places that don’t have much of a South Asian diaspora. We learned that there are about 200 South Asians living in Montevideo. Most people arrived there to work or Tata Consulting which has an office in Montevideo. And on Saturdays they play cricket … Continue reading Indian Food in Montevideo, Uruguay
I recently stayed at the Hyatt Centric Montevideo for 9 nights. Today is day 5. It was October, so mid-spring in Uruguay. The temperate ranged from the high 60s to mid 70s and wavers between cloudy and sunny. When I write blog post reviews about accommodations I tend to be very detailed and specific. And I tend to write about details I’d like to know … Continue reading Detailed Information and Review of the Hyatt Centric, Montevideo, Uruguay
I recently visited Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, a small country nestled in between Brazil and Argentina. Like its neighbors, Montevideo is a meat-centric country. Beef, meat processing, fishing, as well as agriculture are amongst the country’s major industries. When I Googled “Top Things To Do in Montevideo” at least one item on every list was to try steak at _________ restaurant. Understandably, there’s … Continue reading Vegetarians and Vegans Traveling in Montevideo, Uruguay
The answer is a resounding yes! As with many major waterfalls that are on the border of two counties, there’s a side with better views and there’s a side where you can get closer. The Brasilian side offers stunning views and the Argentinian side is where you can get really close. I visited over two days and took my time as visiting Foz do Iguacu … Continue reading Worth it to Visit the Brasil AND Argentinian sides of Iguacu Falls?