Home & Kitchen Ideas

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Strawberries Galore in Areguá

Although Aregua´s annual “Expo-Frutilla” (Strawberry Festival) doesn´t officially begin until next weekend, the road between Areguá and Ypacaraí is already...
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Fresh Milk – Leche Fresca

A friend I made in Paraguay recently spent some time in India. Looking at her photos I was struck by...
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Curing a Paraguayan hangover

Yerón “Yerón” is Paraguay's most popular over the counter hangover remedy. In fact, many people use the word "yerar" as slang for...
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Semana Santa = Chipa

The activities of Semana Santa (Holy Week) leading up to Easter Sunday in Paraguay are, for the most part, similar...
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Security Cameras Can Protect Your Home

A security camera can help protect your home. A video surveillance system can be used for monitoring your children's movements...
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Paraguay Photoblogs – Paraguayan Photoblogs

When you think of Paraguay what images pop into your head? For some it may be a landscape of flowering lapacho...
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The expo

What exactly is "The Expo"? The enormous fair's full name says it all: "International Livestock, Industry, Agriculture, Trade and Services Expo-fair." That...
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PY Agenda: Nature Lovers edition – For Nature Lovers

In the PY Agenda series I share a roundup of upcoming events. Subscribe to the Discovering Paraguay Facebook page for more event recommendations! Birding...
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Yvyguy Silver

This post was inspired by the cinematic debut of " Latas Vacías ," a Paraguayan movie (shot in Coronel Oviedo) about the...
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¡Carnaval!

Time to grab your glitter, beer, and dancing shoes, it´s Carnaval season! Don´t know much about Carnaval? In a nutshell...