Phone & SIM card rental in Addis Ababa

Mr. Feleg Tsegaye, President of ArifMobile, writes: I run a travel startup based in Addis Ababa that works to connect travelers to local information in Ethiopia during their stay.   Right now we’re providing SIM card rentals to travelers as I work on establishing the hotline and train up the representatives and I’ve been working on raising … Continue reading Phone & SIM card rental in Addis Ababa


Addis Ababa updates

- British Council has moved to near British Embassy, no longer has internet and newspapers, etc. for the public - Several internet cafes and a few normal cafes now offer wifi; examples are Lime Tree on Bole road and Bon Café, right nearby. If transferring data from computers in internet cafes to laptops, users should … Continue reading Addis Ababa updates

Lots of general travel tips

Guides Official guides – reasonably knowledgeable, but rarely needed Unofficial guides – relatively ignorant, but sometimes needed to get rid of other “guides”, kids etc Tour operators – they do a good job with providing transportation, food and accommodation, but don’t expect them to know everything about the places they’re taking you to – Bradt … Continue reading Lots of general travel tips