<p><a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/uruguay-guide/" target="_blank"><br> Uruguay</a>—one of our Best Trips 2016—may be dwarfed by surrounding giants <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/brazil-guide/" target="_blank">Brazil</a> and <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/argentina-guide/" target="_blank">Argentina</a>, but it deserves attention as an oasis of stability in South America. In capital Montevideo's Old Town, Café Brasilero is a perfect spot for a <i>cortado</i>, espresso with milk.</p>

Neighborhood Hangout


Uruguay
—one of our Best Trips 2016—may be dwarfed by surrounding giants Brazil and Argentina, but it deserves attention as an oasis of stability in South America. In capital Montevideo's Old Town, Café Brasilero is a perfect spot for a cortado, espresso with milk.

Photograph by Yadid Levy, Anzenberger/Redux

Best Trips 2016 Pictures: Uruguay

Uruguay—one of our Best Trips 2016—may be dwarfed by surrounding giants Brazil and Argentina, but it deserves attention as an oasis of stability in South America.

Read This Next

Too hot to live: Millions worldwide will face unbearable temperatures

Soils found in Antarctica seem to contain no life

The complex situation for immunocompromised people and COVID-19 vaccines

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet