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Top Five Things to Do at Lake Titcaca

Lake Titicaca straddles the border of Peru and Bolivia at a (literally) breathtaking 3,810 meters above sea level, making it one of the highest lakes in the world.  Take a moment to catch your breath…

Bolivian food on display

What You Need to Eat in Bolivia

Food in an integral part of any travel experience. Whether you are a cultural tourist, an outdoor adventurer or the spa extraordinaire, every traveler must eat. Thanks to the new crop of celebrity chefs and…

Should You Visit Moon Valley?

From the moment you get to La Paz, the striking beauty of the city’s landscape is undeniable. Cascading down a steep mountain valley, the city lights up against a natural canvas that is immediately alluring…

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Sport Fishing? In Bolivia?

If you wake up at dawn, just as the sun peeks over the peaks of the Cordillera Real and begins to glisten across Lake Titicaca, you’ll likely catch sight of a handful of fisherman on…

Complete Guide to Packing for Bolivia

Bolivia is a land of contrasts. That diversity is exemplified in what travelers should bring when planning a trip to the country. From the glacial Andes Mountain peaks to the humid tropical lowlands of the…

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10 Tips to Stay Safe in Bolivia

By any measure, Bolivia is a very safe destination. The crime rate is among the lowest in South America. Most travelers that find themselves in a tough spot could have avoided any trouble by using…