Reviews

Remembering Rosita Ríos

24 Jun, 2019 | Talulla Cragg

Photos: Talulla Cragg A museum on Calle Jaen celebrates the late actress As I enter the Museo Rosita Ríos on the bright and historic Calle Jaén, warmly greeted by her granddaughter and co-fo...

Back to basics

24 Jun, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Images: Courtesy of Tania Fabiani Einn brings the tangible back to our livesWhen was the last time that you wrote a letter by hand? Or wrote a note to a friend? In today’s digitised age, where we...

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...

Squashing the competition

23 May, 2019 | Emily Kilner

Photos: Emily Kilner The sport continues its rise in popularity as ambitious Bolivian athletes aspire to bring home the gold this summer at the Pan American Games I am out of breath just wat...

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...

If You Zamponnabe My Lover

25 Mar, 2019 | Will Turner

Photo: Renata Lazcano   You've got to learn to playIt's been described as ‘the communication between the human world and nature,’ as a vital expression of Andean culture and, more prosaicall...

Ladies of the Fight

27 Feb, 2019 | Ellie Gomes

Photo: Ellie GomesA Sunday afternoon in the wrestling ringAs we navigated the bustling Sunday market in El Alto around stalls selling everything from shoe laces to car parts, we were approached by two...

Who Are the Palliris?

20 Jan, 2019 | Sophie Blow

Photo: Ivan Rodriguez PetkovicShedding light on the work of women in the Bolivian mining industryA Bolivian mine can be a tough place to earn a living, especially for a woman. All miners suffer f...

Hip Hop in La Paz

20 Jan, 2019 | Sophie Blow

Photos: Sophie Blow & Adriana MurilloThe creative movement bringing Bolivian culture to an international stageLa Paz is a city renowned for its urban anarchistic creativity. From malabaristas...

Fashion Blogging in Bolivia

22 Nov, 2018 | Sasha Vasquez

Photo: José Rolando RuizIt’s not all champagne and cavorting with models, but it’s still great gig‘Blogger’ is a word so common nowadays that it’s hard to believe that less than five years ago mo...

Yola Mamani

29 Oct, 2018 | Marie de Lantivy

Photo: Iván Rodriguez PetkovicBreaking a common stereotype on the local radioYola Mamani was born and raised in a community called Santa María Grande, situated in the Omasuyos Province of the Departme...

The Andes’ Own Hard Rock Cafe

24 Sep, 2018 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photo: Iván Rodriguez PetkovicLa Paz is home to the brand’s highest franchise so far‘The museum for people who don’t like museums’ is how general manager Rafael Pérez describes the global Hard Rock Ca...

The Sky Says It All

24 Sep, 2018 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photo: Iván Rodriguez PetkovicLa Paz has a new name and it's hopeful for continued fameLa Paz has been branded and given an iconic title to broadcast its delights to the world. The result: ‘The City o...

El RIO

27 Aug, 2018 | Millo Clenshaw

Photo: Iván RodriguezA film on toxic masculinity in Bolivia’s farmlandsSet in the Beni, in the Northeastern lowlands of Bolivia, Juan Pablo Richter’s feature film, El Río, tackles rocky family relatio...