Reviews

Matilde Casazola

29 Nov, 2020 | Adriana Murillo

ENGLISH VERSIONThe voice of Bolivia’s poetic songUpon opening the green gate of a house in the centre of Sucre, I was overcome by a sense of tranquillity when I saw the kind face of Matilde Casazola....

Sign for Singani / Petición por el Singani

30 Sep, 2020 | Lanny Grossman

ENGLISH VERSIONOscar-Winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh continues fight to have Singani officially recognised by the EEUU as the national spirit of BoliviaWhile filming the movie Che 12 years ago, Os...

Mentisan

30 Aug, 2020 | Alfonso Gorostiaga

ENGLISH VERSIONI had been living in Holland for the last four years. Doctors there do not usually prescribe medication for a common cold or any other illnesses that are not considered to be overly thr...

EXPERIENCE BOLIVIA - MI CUOTA CERO

30 Aug, 2020 | Alfonso Gorostiaga

Photos: Experience BoliviaENGLISH VERSIONA mistake, a wake-up call, perhaps a divine sign. We have been locked up for three months now. The alterations that the planet has had to undergo, and the ways...

How To La Paz

30 Aug, 2020 | Nicky Gott

Image: Ivan Rodriguez PetkovicENGLISH VERSIONImagine you have just landed in La Paz airport and you have 13 hours in the city before catching your next bus. Would you choose to spend the day in a cram...

Changing Habits

31 Mar, 2020 | Emma Hall

Illustration: Ema HallConnecting with menstruation through the cupDuring their lifetime a menstruating person will use and throw away approximately 11,000 pads and tampons. These pads and tampons come...

Recommendations BX-102

02 Mar, 2020 | BX TEAM

RESTAURANT MANQ’A Description: A social Restaurant that celebrates, values and highlights the products of the bolivian countryside. It is a space that enhances traditional cuisine and transf...

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...