Ethiopia Travel Tips

Souvenirs in East Africa

[addtoany] 1. Kiondo Kiondo is a beautiful handbag hand-woven by the local artisans from the Kamba and Kikuyu tribes of Kenya. You can choose from a variety of colors and sizes. The bags are made from fibers; they are long-lasting and light-weighted, which makes it...

Ethiopian Holidays You Can Time Your Holiday With

[addtoany] Ethiopia is a country apart from the rest of the world… literally. They have their own calendar so while other countries are currently in 2020, Ethiopia is still in the year 2012, having celebrated their new year last September 2019. Their holidays are also...

A Look At The Thriving Yet Simple Life of The Ari Tribe

[addtoany]   The Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia is one of the most unique regions not only in Africa but in the world. This lush, picture-perfect region is home to so many different peoples so if you’re looking to run in with a famous Ethiopia Tribe, this is the...

Facts about the Coffee Ceremony in Ethiopia

Coffee is an everyday commodity that people all over the world enjoy. But did you know that coffee was born in Ethiopia? There you will find that coffee is more than just a cup of joe that you take to jumpstart your day…

A Quick Traveler’s Guide to Ethiopia

[addtoany] Ethiopia is the “Land of Thirteen Months”. This magical country brims with ancient and spiritual roots, rich in significant religious history and that has a fabulous story to tell. The beauty of wild mountains is only surpassed by the awe-inspiring...

Guide To The Tribes of Omo Valley

[addtoany] Despite the odd sign of the 21st Century like plastic water containers, the Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is largely as it has been for generations. Its UNESCO World Heritage Site Status awarded in 1980 is fully deserved because the diversity of the...

6 Things To See and Do in Addis Ababa

[addtoany] Addis Ababa is definitely a place you want to cross off your bucket list. Known as one of the finest tourist destinations in Africa, the Ethiopian capital offers an array of splendid experiences unrivaled by other cities. As the 3rd largest city in Africa,...

How to Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year

[addtoany] Unlike the rest of the world, Ethiopia rings in its New Year, Enkutatash, on September 11, and not on  January 1. This is because their unique calendar considers September, called Meskerem in Amharic, to be the first month of the year. Here is a look at the...

Omo Valley Sites in Ethiopia

The striking town, conveniently located amidst green hills offers grand views over the rift valley lakes of Chamo and Abaya. Being one of the most striking cities…

Danakil Depression Ethiopia

Located in the Danakil Depression in a remote area subject to the highest average temperatures on the planet, it is one of the most amazing sites to be seen on the planet.

Get to Know Gondar City: Sights and Activities

[addtoany] The ancient historical city of Gondar is home to many of Ethiopia’s unique sightings and wildlife. Popularly referred to as the Camelot of Africa, Gondar is home to the emperors and princesses who ruled Ethiopia from the 12th century to the last decade of...

Aksum: Beyond History and The Ark of the Covenant

[addtoany] Ethiopia is a country that throbs with religious fervor. On Sundays, several cities, including Aksum (sometimes spelled Axum) and Lalibela see thousand-strong crowds of nuns and monks, hermits and families, energetic children and shuffling grandmothers....

Natural Sites of Ethiopia

[addtoany] It's no secret that Ethiopia is blessed by mother nature. The country has a diverse display of topographical wonders, lush vegetation and wildlife almost second to none. With its numerous natural wonders, Ethiopia is definitely a showstopper and these...

All About The Meskel Festival

[addtoany] Religious beliefs has been a vital aspect of human existence. Man has always been in search for purpose and meaning, and thus, has birthed many different religions with their unique way of festival celebrations. For Christians all over the world, the Easter...

10 Facts About Ethiopia You Probably Didn’t Know About

[addtoany] Ethiopia, the enthralling land of origins, is in North Eastern Africa and is home to diverse landscapes, deserts, volcanoes, highlands, and of course the famous rock-hewn churches. Ethiopia's unique combination of culture, deep rooted history and stunning...

Ultimate Travel Guide to Simien Mountains

Coffee is an everyday commodity that people all over the world enjoy. But did you know that coffee was born in Ethiopia? There you will find that coffee is more than just a cup of joe that you take to jumpstart your day…

Ethiopian Birds

Ethiopia a paradise for Ornithology, there are about 835 species of birds known to occur in Ethiopia, 23 are found exclusively within the country’s boundaries.