Trip report from a female traveller

Carrie writes: I just got back from three weeks in Ethiopia using the 7th edition of the Bradt guide. The guidebook was invaluable and I couldn't have done the trip (solo, without a guide) without it. There were just a couple of things I wanted to update you on: Women travellers: As a 27-year-old American woman … Continue reading Trip report from a female traveller

Trip report (useful South Omo info) Jan-Mar 2016

Bryan & Judy Pready write First part (days 1 to 16, to Gonder) pre­booked through Tesfa Tours ; after that independent travel, mainly using local buses. A selection of our photos can be seen here:­ 12 17 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel: Stellae 13 18 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel. Stellae … Continue reading Trip report (useful South Omo info) Jan-Mar 2016

New French restaurant in Mekele

Louis Guilbaud writes: I am a French citizen, married with an Ethiopian woman, and living in Mekele. We recently opened an upmarket restaurant called Le Montmartre, offering French and Ethiopian food. The restaurant is located in front of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia main branch, just upside of the Cooperative Bank of Oromia. For more details, email, or call +251 (0)969136374/947940839  

Trip report December/January 2014/15

Franka writes: I would like to share some advise and news from Ethiopia where I spent a couple of weeks between December and January 2015. Addis Ababa I would not recommend the Itegue Taitu hotel. The single room was quite dirty and with no hot water. Gondar I would recommend Michael Hotel. It is clean, … Continue reading Trip report December/January 2014/15