Going Out

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-98

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...

Recommendations BX-97

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...

Thelonious—From Club to Cultural Centre

30 Jul, 2019 | Rachel Durnford

Photos: Rachel Durnford The city’s jazz fans congregate in the new locationEntering the Centro Cultural Thelonious is to be transported to another world, away from the bustling cityscape of...

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-96

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...

Recommendations BX-95

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...

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...

Deconstructing Stuff

20 Jan, 2019 | Caroline Risacher

Photos: Wikimedia CommonsAlmost everything you want to know explainedLlajuaAn important part of any Bolivian meal, this hot sauce is made out of tomato, locoto – a local and very strong red chill...

A Mountain Creamery Comes of Age

20 Jan, 2019 | Caroline Risacher

Photo: Courtesy of flor de lecheThe cheese is sublime – but that’s just one part of the storyFlor de Leche is known in La Paz for its high quality, locally produced cheeses and yoghurts. Back in 1998,...

Souvenirs and Shadow Economies

29 Oct, 2018 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photo:  Honor ScottThe high price of informality for Bolivia’s artisans and textile cultureBolivia has been ranked 152 out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s “Doing Business 2018” world busines...

The Conscious-Food Festival

29 Oct, 2018 | Marie de Lantivy

Photos: Marie de Lantivy and Honor ScottHealthy eating and sustainability find a champion in La PazOn 6 October, the fifth annual Festival de Comida Consciente took place in La Paz’s Plaza Villar...

The Lost Cities of Amazonia

27 Aug, 2018 | Robyn Kate Pollard

Photos: Carla James BetancourtNew technology proves that this region, once thought to be uninhabitable, was home to advanced civilisationsIt’s a well-worn tale: Lured by accounts of forgotten ancient...

The Wild Chinese Garlic Chase

23 Jul, 2018 | Stephanie Long

Photo: Stephanie LongWe look for the foreign plant, but find so much moreOur quest for Chinese garlic, which is reportedly infiltrating and damaging the Bolivian domestic garlic market, began with a m...

The Eat Out La Paz Food Fest Brings Music, Mood and Munchies to the City

21 Jun, 2018 | Adrianna Michell

Photos: Iván RodriguezThe Seasonal Festival Is Reinvigorating the Food SceneOn a sunny afternoon in the south of La Paz, visitors gather in Parque Bartolina Sisa in the Aranjuez neighbourhood. They’ve...

Wayra Japón Andes

21 Jun, 2018 | Ollie Goldblatt

Photos: Iván RodriguezTraditional Japanese and Bolivian Music Fused TogetherIn 1899, Bolivia’s first Japanese immigrants made their home here. Next year, 120 years later, this historical moment is bei...

Coffee in the Veins

26 Apr, 2018 | Sophia Vahdati

Photo: Iván RodriguezTalking coffee with Mauricio Diez de Medina, the owner of Roaster coffee shopOver the past decade, the Bolivian coffee industry has transformed thanks to a dedicated group of infl...