Food

Singani Casa Real Receives a Superior Taste Award

29 Oct, 2019 | Singani Casa Real

This award by the International Taste Institute, a world leader in food and beverage evaluation, is the highest recognition this Bolivian national product has achieved. Singani Casa Real celebrat...

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29 Oct, 2019 | BX TEAM

WILDLIFE SANCTUARY COMUNIDAD INTI WARA YASSI Description: CIWY is a Bolivian non-governmental organisation dedicated to rescuing, caring for and rehabilitating sick, mistreated and abandoned...

Veganism in La Paz

25 Sep, 2019 | Amelia Swaby

Photos: Amelia Swaby Bolivia goes back to its roots As the recent fires in the Amazon make clear, we need to drastically reduce our red-meat consumption to combat the climate crisis. Our foo...

La Casa de Les Ningunes

25 Sep, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Illustrations: Alejandro Archondo Vidaurre Experiencing an alternative, communal way of life The  recent ecological crisis brings feelings of anguish and uncertainty, leaving us to wond...

A Brief History of Singani

25 Sep, 2019 | Caroline Risacher

Images: Courtesy of Casa Real The traditional bolivian liqueur is increasingly recognized on the world stageSingani is a grape-based liqueur produced in a few selected Bolivian high valleys. It w...

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25 Sep, 2019 | BX TEAM

MUELA DEL DIABLO Description: This rock formation in the south of the city is one of the most iconic sights in La Paz. Muela del diablo means ‘devil’s molar’ and its shape is what remains of an e...

Bolivian drinks!

31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

Photos: Courtesy of Casa Real Singani Singani, the national spirit Singani is a drink made from fermented and distilled white Muscat de Alexandria grapes. Despite initially being a spirit dr...

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31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

LA SENDA VERDE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY Description: La Senda Verde is home to more than 800 animals from almost 60 different species. They provide daily educational tours of the refuge to local and fo...

Singani Comes Finds an International Audience

30 Jul, 2019 | Christopher Niklas Peterstam

Photos: Courtesy of Singani 63 And Director Steven Soderbergh thinks it’s in a class of its ownSingani is the national spirit of Bolivia, created by newly arrived Spanish monks who needed a...

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30 Jul, 2019 | BX TEAM

CARNAVAL DE ORURO Description: Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, the Carnival of Oruro is the maximum representation of carnivals in Bolivia and is one of the most impo...

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24 Jun, 2019 | BX TEAM

CASA MUSEO SOLÓN Description: Walter Solón Romero (1923-1999) donated his house/workshop to the Solón Foundation in 1994. He is one of the most outstanding exponents of Bolivian plastic art of th...

From the other side of the bar

23 May, 2019 | Emily Kilner

Photo Essay by Emily Kilner The intricacies of inventing, creating and presenting cocktails at Jallalla Will it be a G&T or an espresso martini tonight? We often spend a few minutes brow...

Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria

23 May, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Photos: Emily Kilner A small but very edgy space in Sopocachi Easily recognisable by its colourful murals of well-known Bolivian faces, Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria, on Calle Cecilio Guzmán de...

It’s a Whiskey Business

24 Apr, 2019 | Elin Donnelly

Photo: Courtesy of Killa MoonshineThe Andean Culture Distillery adds to an oaky offeringTwo years after its debut in their Bolivian liquor market, Andean Culture Distillery co-owners Fernando Marin an...

Beer to stay?

25 Mar, 2019 | Will Turner

Photo: Alex Melean What does the future hold for craft brewing in Bolivia? I'm drinking an Artesana Cobriza Red Ale in La Paz’s Cafe Vida near the Witches’ Market. It’s full-bodied but light...