Urban living

A Look Inside the Workshop

23 May, 2019 | Pablo Arteaga

Photo Story by Pablo Arteaga These four very different families are dedicated to the production of alpaca and llama knitted baby and children's clothing for the Bolivian company Nanay. They are p...

City Nature Challenge

23 May, 2019 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Photo: Omar Torrico, WCS Bolivia La Paz comes out top in the global wildlife-spotting competition The citizens of La Paz achieved a great feat between 26 April and 5 May. This year, 159 citi...

Living amongst mountains

24 Apr, 2019 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Illimani - Photo: Gonzalo Laserna  The gifts and challenges of the city in the sky‘Lindas montañas te vieron nacer, el Illimani tu cuna meció, y la kantuta su alma te dio, collita tenías que...

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...

Women at the Wheels

22 Nov, 2018 | Marie de Lantivy

Photo: Marie de LantivyLa Paz’s minibus industry is male-dominated, but female drivers are making inroadsIf you live in La Paz, or are even just visiting, you will most likely take a minibus at s...

The Secret Lives of Bolivia’s Street Dogs

21 Jun, 2018 | Adrianna Michell

Photos: Adrianna MichellBasking in the sun, an unbothered boy. ‘Do you think this volcano could erupt anytime soon?’This desert dog is ready for a duel anytime. Pictured here without his cowboy hat.Lu...

Natural Zone

21 Jun, 2018 | Katherina Sourine

Photos: Katherina SourineTraining young professionals in Bolivia to preserve the world we live inFor Natural Zone CEO Melissa Miranda Justiniano, the attainment of knowledge has always been at th...

La Paz’s Quest to Become an International Film-Set Location

21 Jun, 2018 | Jack Francklin

Photo: Jack FrancklinIts Cinematic Landscape and Culture Are Equal to No OtherLa Paz, a city known for its beauty and unique cultural traditions, is pushing to become a set location for international...

Atix Hotel

22 Dec, 2017 | Daisy Lucker

Photo: Iván RodriguezA new take on Bolivian hospitalityAs we stand on the rooftop of the newly built, five-star Atix hotel, owner and co-founder Carlos Rodríguez poses for a picture as the sun shines...

Profile of a City Zebra

22 Dec, 2017 | Daisy Lucker

Photos:Daisy Lucker/Adriana MurilloA helping hand on every street corner of La PazName: Rocio Grisel Melendres CondoriAge: 29 Gender: Female Occupation: Bringing a ‘pedagogía del amor’ to the city of...

Art Deco in an Ancient City

29 Oct, 2017 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photo: Charles BladonIn a corner of the world where colonial architecture is more than common, La Paz’s funky fusion of Art Deco architecture and Tiwanaku design make it a destination like no other.Ge...

A Street in La Paz

29 Oct, 2017 | Caroline Risacher

Illustration: Oscar ZallesWatch out for the slippery streets. Watch out also for the meandering dogs who might bite you and the daydreaming tourists who will get in your way. The cobbled web of electr...

A House of the People?

29 Oct, 2017 | Matthew Grace

Photos: Matthew Grace - Iván RodriguezA Blight to Some, an Inclusive Building Project to OthersCan a casa del pueblo be a ‘house of the people’ if the people revile it? That’s the question facing...

Soaring Above the City

29 Oct, 2017 | Matthew Grace

Photos: Iván Rodriguez - Matthew GraceOrgullo Paceño for the Ultramodern Cable-Car Mass-Transit SystemOn September 29, the newest line of La Paz’s state-of-the-art cable-car system – el teleféric...

The Growing Pains of a Modernising City

29 Oct, 2017 | Charles Bladon

Photos: Adriana MurilloPreserving the Buildings of an Aging La PazTucked away around the corner of Plaza Murillo, a mere stone’s throw away from the Legislative Assembly, a structure that bears famili...