ETHIOPIA

Why I Love Ethiopia!

Why I Love Ethiopia!

Yes that’s right, in case you somehow hadn’t heard me screaming it from the rooftops yet… I love Ethiopia! For years of being somebody that found it impossible to name their favourite country when asked, I can now give a very easy and definitive answer and I love it! I love it that this is […]

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The 13 National Parks in Africa You Need on Your Bucket List ASAP!

The 13 National Parks in Africa You Need on Your Bucket List ASAP!

There’s no doubt about it, competition is stiff when it comes to the best national parks in Africa. From South Africa’s Kruger to Kenya’s Masai Mara, this continent really does contain some bucket list classics and compiling this list was certainly not as easy as I first thought! But nevertheless, reflecting on my 4 separate […]

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10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

It’s no secret, my love for Ethiopia is unmatched. Start up a conversation with me about this amazing country and you’re likely to regret it; such is my ability to wax lyrical about this totally unique place! For it is totally unique. I’ve travelled across Africa, and even in the countries that border this landlocked […]

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Your Unforgettable Africa Itinerary : Dream Trips from 1 Week to 3 Months

Your Unforgettable Africa Itinerary : Dream Trips from 1 Week to 3 Months

Africa! Doesn’t that name just get you excited for adventure! Well it certainly does me and having just finished my 4th trip to this continent I’m a sold-up massive fan. I know planning a trip here can be somewhat of a mind-bending experience… to say the least! Where to go? What to do? How much […]

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Travelling from Ethiopia to Egypt: Ethiopia to Sudan & Sudan to Egypt by Road

By on May 3, 2018 in Africa, EGYPT, ETHIOPIA, SUDAN with 14 Comments
Travelling from Ethiopia to Egypt: Ethiopia to Sudan & Sudan to Egypt by Road

So you’re in Ethiopia and want to travel north eh?! Have you looked at the internet and already struggled to find any good info? Welcome to the club! Yup, just a few months ago I was in exactly the same boat, desperately searching online for some facts about how I could travel from Ethiopia to […]

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25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

It’s a whole thing now isn’t it, travelling for Instagram! Yup the social media that has inspired our wanderlust more than any other, is now causing more and more of us to hunt down those spots that have the WOW factor – a wow that we can *snap* and share! Ha ha ha! But if […]

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The Only Ethiopia Packing List You’ll Ever Need!

By on April 23, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Gear with 2 Comments
The Only Ethiopia Packing List You’ll Ever Need!

Oh Ethiopia! The land of mystery, magic and madness had me under its spell from the first day I arrived and now, planning my 3rd trip there, it still hasn’t let me go! This country is so totally unique, that I assure you, you will never experience another place like it. Not like the countries […]

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34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

Given that Africa is a HUGE and diverse continent, writing this post has proved something of a challenge! Relaying tips that are detailed enough to be useful, but general enough to cover a continent, can be a hard balance to strike. But having travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, taking in most of Southern, East […]

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Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

By on April 9, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Hiking, National Parks with 4 Comments
Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

The UNESCO-listed Simien Mountains and the UNESCO-listed city of Gonder (or Gondar!) are – perhaps unsurprisingly given their world heritage status – among 2 of Ethiopia’s finest attractions. Situated close by each other, many tourists explore them together, as I did, and that’s exactly why I’m pairing them together in this guide. Located in the […]

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Axum in Ethiopia

By on April 5, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 6 Comments
The Complete Guide to Visiting Axum in Ethiopia

It’s supposedly home to the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant (which holds Moses’ 10 commandments) and it definitely was the centre of an ancient civilisation on a level with Rome, Greece and Egypt! So why hasn’t anyone heard of the mighty city of Axum? Because it’s in Ethiopia, that’s why! Yes […]

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