Lifestyle

The Empowerment of the Chola Paceña

24 Apr, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo. A.

Photos: Changtse Quintanilla  International modistas look to the Andes for inspirationWithout doubt, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of La Paz is the chola paceña. Char...

The Heartbeat of the city

24 Apr, 2019 | Alexis King

Photo Essay by Alexis King  Concrete pitch in Alto Tacagua. Perched precariously on a hill well-above the city of La Paz, this pitch has breathtaking views. The chances of recovering a lost...

The Man in the Mirror

24 Apr, 2019 | Elin Donnelly

Photo: Nick Somers  The Rise of Male Beauty in BoliviaIn 2016, the Latin American male beauty market had an estimated worth of 10 billion USD, a figure that is expected to increase by a...

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24 Apr, 2019 | BX TEAM

LA CASA DE MARGARITA HOTEL BOUTIQUEDescription: Boutique hotel in the centre of Cochabamba, in a safe area known for its tranquility and proximity to a variety of cultural, touristic and commercial si...

Bridging Many Worlds

25 Mar, 2019 | Mia Cooke-Joshi

Photo: Janana Lourencato   Elvira Espejo Ayca’s multidisciplinary approach to lifeAymara artist, weaver, narrator of oral tradition, documentarian, poet, singer, writer and curator of La Paz...

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25 Mar, 2019 | BX TEAM

ACTIVITIES/NATURE   Valle de las Ánimas   Description: A mere one-hour bus journey from the city just east of La Paz’s Zona Sur, the spires of el Valle de las Ánimas hang over a ca...

Pigment in La Paz

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photos: David O’Keeffe & Rodrigo JimenezTattoos are coming up big in BoliviaThere has been a long gap in the history of tattooing in Bolivia. Mummified remains found in Bolivia and Peru show...

The Spectre of Gluten in La Paz

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photos: David O’Keeffe & Ellin DonnellyA coeliacs guide to the cityA spectre haunts La Paz – the spectre of gluten. Unfortunately, the majority of restaurants and street food vendors in La Pa...

Desmadre

20 Jan, 2019 | Sophie Blow

Photo: Ivan Rodriguez PetkovicDe-stressing with crash therapy in La PazYour heart beats faster and faster in your chest, your palms become clammy, your head starts to pound. Stress is an illness that...

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...

Hovering above El Alto

17 Feb, 2017 | Louise Lacourarie

Photo: Nick SomersMí Teleférico expands with a new route across the flats of El Alto‘The Línea Azul will definitely improve our lives. It will be much easier for me to travel and sell my products and...

Muslims in Bolivia

21 Nov, 2016 | Jet de Kort

Illustration: Hugo L. CuellarBehind the Walls of a Local Mosque“Allahu Akhbar” (Allah is the Greatest) sounds through the prayer room of the As-Salam mosque on Friday afternoon, the holy day for Musli...

Thrift-Shopping in La Paz

28 Aug, 2016 | Valeria Wilde

Photo: Valeria WildeThe Consumption Behaviour of MillennialsUS singer-rapper Macklemore gave us a hint in 2012 – the youth of his generation have an incredible affinity for the consumption of used clo...

Haute Couture in the Andes

28 Oct, 2015 | Valeria Salinas Maceda

Creating the Chukuta Fashion DistrictFashion lovers flock to Paris and Milan every day, and most are sure not to miss a visit to Montaige Avenue and the Quadrilatero D’oro to see the boutiques on the...

The BX Pets

28 May, 2015 | Valeria Wilde

ILLUSTRATION: MAURICIO WILDEKandinsky the cat was the first of them all. He lived in the BX penthouse on the 19th floor, warming the hearts of the interns who passed by. His death was unexpected. It s...