Reviews

Recommendations BX-101

03 Jan, 2020 | BX TEAM

TOUR AGENCY ANDES XTREMO Description: This extreme sports agency offers a high level of service and security according to the established and standardised requirements worldwide to share and...

Ahijada Ajicería

11 Dec, 2019 | Alexandra Meleán

Photos: Michael Dunn Sopocachi’s new boîte features Bolivian food with a spicy twistThe Sopocachi neighbourhood’s new kid Ahijada, or ‘goddaughter’ in Spanish, is the sister restaurant to th...

A Slice of Naples in La Paz

11 Dec, 2019 | George Fearnley

Photos: George Fearnley How Bolivia’s most authentic pizzas are being made in Cota Cota This year, the Big 7 Travel website ranked the pizza at La Paz’s Imilla Alzada the sixth best in South America,...

Past Interns

11 Dec, 2019 | BX Team

Nick Somers January - March 2015 January - June 2017 ‘Nothing has had a bigger positive impact on my life than the two periods in 2015 and 2017 I spent with Bolivian Express in La Paz....

A Call to Nature

29 Oct, 2019 | Nicole Marquez Aguirre

Photos: Nicole Marquez Aguirre The Bolivian Amazon’s Ambue Ari wildlife sanctuary My arrival at the Ambue Ari wildlife sanctuary, or ‘the park’ as the volunteers call it, began as a jou...

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-99

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...

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...

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...