Simien hike Dec 2018/Jan 2019

Anca writes: Thank you for the latest edition of the Ethiopia guidebook, it was immensely helpful during our trip in Dec-Jan. Ethiopia is overall amazing, but for my partner and I the absolute highlight was the Simien mountains tour and I would like to post a recommendation for the operator we went with. The organizer … Continue reading Simien hike Dec 2018/Jan 2019


Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum opening hours

According to the Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum's own website ( it is open to visitors Monday to Sunday 8:00am – 6.30pm. These times are replicated in good faith in the 8th edition of the Bradt Guide. However, a correspondent tried to visit yesterday (Sunday 13 Jan) and to their disappointment it was closed. It is … Continue reading Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum opening hours

Hey Addis Hostel

Nati Tesfu writes: Myself and a friend have started a new backpackers in Addis Ababa called Hey Addis Hostel. It is located in Yeka Subcity off Equatorial Guinea St (see and room rates are US$11 (dorm bed), US$17 (Single room), US$25 (double room), US$20 (twin room). For more info and photos of the hostel, see or … Continue reading Hey Addis Hostel