Empanadas in Uruguay

Friday’s Featured Food: Uruguayan Empanadas

I loved Uruguay and it will always rank high with me in my list of countries I’ve been to. I liked it so much I stayed there, studying Spanish and living with a local family (the wonderful Perla ). I stayed in the Parque Rodo district in Montevideo. However it wasn’t the relaxed, flambouyant Uruguayan capital Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Uruguayan Empanadas[…]

suriname football stadium

Parramatta To Paramaribo

Seriously ask me 3 years ago if I had heard of either Parramatta or Paramaribo, and I would probably have said “no”. Life is a journey and I ended up in both, becoming quite attached to the former and inspired by the latter. So where are they and what are they?   Cities is the Read more about Parramatta To Paramaribo[…]

Jonny Blair the travelling Northern Irishman does Puerto Iguazu - a lifestyle of travel

Backpacking in Argentina: Puerto Iguazu – The Town

Most people who travel in South America see the glorious waterfalls of Iguazu as a “must visit”, I didn’t. I’d seen waterfalls in Australia, Canada and Iceland already and for me to see Iguazu would simply be a bonus. However I ended up there anyway, as it fitted in perfectly with my plans to travel Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Puerto Iguazu – The Town[…]

Jonny Blair of a lifestyle of travel heads to Asuncion

Paraguay: The Umbrella of South America

In many ways, or perhaps in every way, the very naming of Paraguay suggests that this central country is worthy of the title, “the umbrella of South America”, and probably only in my eyes. That’s what I call it, and nobody else has ever called it that.       So why do I call Read more about Paraguay: The Umbrella of South America[…]

Jonny Blair living a lifestyle of travel in Montevideo, URUGUAY

Living and Studying in Uruguay

I’ve now been a student in four different countries, as I’m now studying Spanish here in Uruguay. None of this was planned. It just kind of happened. It’s a very tough language to grasp and I’m not particularly strong with languages, I remember the words but my pronunciation is so shit I might as well Read more about Living and Studying in Uruguay[…]