Tag: El Diablo Tranquilo

Brian’s least favorite things about living in Uruguay

Classism – Typical of virtually all of Latin America, Uruguay is built on hundreds of years of precedent maintaining the landed classes authority.  Be it the favoritism for monopolies, harsh taxes on the middle class, or welfare payments… Read More

Brian’s favorite things about living in Uruguay

I asked my friend Brian, owner of El Diablo Tranquilo what his favorite and least favorite things about life in Uruguay were. These are his five favorites. We’ll finish up with the negative in a few days. Opportunity… Read More

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Building a Dream: an interview with Brian Meissner

As many of you already know this summer I spent a considerable amount of time in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay at a hostel called El Diablo Tranquilo. To be fair it is far more than a hostel. Over… Read More