If you’ve been following along my series on Canelones, I did a super interesting interview with a British-born economist who is now living in the gated communities there. It’s quite long, just over half an hour, but it really gives you an idea of what day-to-day life is like and also some of the costs involved, which I know that a lot of people are interested in. Watch now.
The link to an abridged text article (perhaps you prefer to read) is below.
Looking to splurge on your Uruguay vacation? Check out this magical retreat which I had the pleasure to visit earlier this month. When I say that the peace is moving, I really mean it. My breath was taken away.
Take care and more in a few weeks time.
A big hug coming at you from the Old City of Montevideo
PSWould you like expert guidance regarding planning your trip to Uruguay? I'm here to help, whether it's for a vacation or in preparation for future relocation. Anne-Marie and Peter are hoping to retire to Uruguay in a few years time. They consulted with me to help them plan their first reconnaissance visit—which they made last month. What did they have to say about the value of the consultation?
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