The best cities to consider for living in Uruguay

The best cities to consider for living in Uruguay

Dateline: Atlantida, Uruguay Uruguay is one of the most European countries in South America. This tiny country, occasionally referred to as a low tax haven, has one of the highest costs of living and one of the high standards of living in the region. While Andrew has...
Is it safe to live in South America?

Is it safe to live in South America?

Dateline: Atlantida, Uruguay A few weeks ago, I met a social media friend in person. She had just arrived in Uruguay, and was planning to spend the next few months in the Maldonado region. My friend Allison planned to work with with Alex, another social media friend...
Buying farmland in Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil

Buying farmland in Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil

Dateline: Atlantida, Uruguay Andrew has long outlined the benefits of farmland investment, not only in Asia but especially in South America. Although land prices have increased in the past few years, the current strength of the US dollar makes a strong case for...
The Latin American startup movement gaining momentum

The Latin American startup movement gaining momentum

Dateline: Atlantida, Uruguay Acceleration (noun) 1. The ability to gain speed within a short time-frame. 2. An increase in velocity Velocity (noun): 1. The speed of something traveling in a specific direction. 2. The rate at which money changes hands within an...
Living in Managua, Nicaragua: cheap food and living

Living in Managua, Nicaragua: cheap food and living

The capital of Nicaragua, the country of volcanoes and lakes, is often avoided by expats and tourists. It is said to be chaotic, dangerous and dirty – but despite all this, the city has its charm. And don’t believe everything you hear about crime in Nicaragua...
Venturing South: tech startups in Latin America

Venturing South: tech startups in Latin America

Dateline: Atlantida, Uruguay There was a time when using the words entrepreneurial society and Latin America would be considered an oxymoron. Times have changed. Decidedly anti-capitalist countries have produced a new generation of tech-savvy, enterprising men and...
Living in Cuenca, Ecuador: Expat heaven or hype?

Living in Cuenca, Ecuador: Expat heaven or hype?

Dateline: Cuenca, Ecuador “Expats, a phenomenon that goes on and on.” This comment appeared on the website belonging to Salcora Inmobliaria, a real estate agent in Cuenca, Ecuador. The writer notes that the expat phenomenon gained momentum in 2007, and...
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