Uruguay is one of the most liberal countries in the world and certainly the most progressive in Latin America. It boasts relaxed drugs laws and broadminded social attitudes.

It is known for its phenomenal beaches, you’ll be spoilt for choice along the country’s southern coast. Although Uruguay is comparatively small to its neighbours and the people are outnumbered by cattle there is plenty to experience here from quaint colonial coastal towns to small fishing villages only accessed by scaling huge wild sand dunes.