What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

Safety (from crime anyway), availability of mangos, and the vistas are incredible. Also, adventures are close at hand; climbing La Muela del Diablo, climbing the Andes, seeing the pink dolphins in Madidi or monkeys in Coroico, hiking the Choro Trail or biking Death Road, visiting Inca ruins, Dinosaur park, spelunking. We chose not to do most of these things because we have little kids. - Feb 2019


Cheap. Easy to get around, save money. There are lots of walkable areas in Zona Sur (where most expats live). - Sep 2016


You can save money, the weather is pretty consistent (feels like fall all year round), and there is a strong indigenous culture in La Paz. - Apr 2015


The Andean history and culture are truly amazing, there is incredible geographic diversity, it is pretty inexpensive to travel within Bolivia, it's very easy to save money. - Nov 2014


La Paz is a pretty nice post for a 25% differential. There are many interesting places to visit in Bolivia like the Amazon (Beni), Tarija wine country, colonial Sucre, the Salar de Uyuni and the altiplano, the rainforest and pampas of Rurrenabaque, carnaval in Oruro. If you are really intrepid you can try the national parks in Pando. Although not always cheap, you can easily travel to Peru, Argentina, Chile and Brazil. Bolivians are generally warm and gracious people. - Jan 2014


Beautiful scenery, lots of culture, easy to save money, the climate is "fall year-round". - Jul 2013


Saving tons of money, everything except imported items is cheap. But travel is very expensive from La Paz. - Jun 2013


Inexpensive, hiking opportunities at high altitudes, good housing, low crime. - Jul 2012


Mountains, saving money, meat from Argentina. - Feb 2012


The cost of living is low, so that provides greater opportunity to travel and explore Bolivia. You can enjoy nice meals and great South American wines for a fraction of what it would cost in the U.S. - Aug 2011


Culture, saving money, 25% differental, good weather mostly, nearby countries. - May 2011


This country is extremely cheap. If you don't travel too much out of the country (flights are expensive) you can save good money. Weather is nice. It is always sunny and not too cold or hot. There are a lot of places to visit and hotels are cheap too. I don't have kids but I heard from my friends that they are very happy with the American school. - May 2011


Advantages include saving money, cheaper prices on services such as sewing or repairing clothing, repairing furniture, hiring household help, etc. - Mar 2011


Save money. - Aug 2010


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