Accommodation updates 2019

Victor writes: We read and used the Bradt guide on Ethiopia. It is very good and informative. I want to share one experience with you so that future editions can be even improved. In Wukro you indicate there is a Wikro Lodge, 4 stars. Our experience end June this year with them was bad. Although … Continue reading Accommodation updates 2019

Jan 2019 trip report

Fiona writes: My husband and I are in our fifties and just returned from three weeks in Ethiopia. We took 6 flights and covered a lot. Your book was indispensable. I would like to recommend a Simien trekking guide, Michael from Hike in Ethiopia ( We saw he was recommended by other travelers online and booked … Continue reading Jan 2019 trip report

Trip report Jan 2019

Mari writes: We have just returned from travelling independently around north Ethiopia. Found the 8th edition indispensable . A few recommendations & updates which may be useful for other travellers Lalibela We were put in touch with a guide in lalibella by Susan the owner of Ben Abeba restaurant - ( he is nephew of … Continue reading Trip report Jan 2019

Organised treks to Gunda Gundo Monastery

Martina Kosmina and Roberto Lombardo were: We are respectively graduates in sustainable tourism and anthropology at Milano University and Bologna University. We just came back from Ethiopia, where we spent 5 months analysing the development of several sustainable tourism projects in the Tigray region. As a result, we would like to draw attention a new touristic initiative to promote a … Continue reading Organised treks to Gunda Gundo Monastery

Tigrai updates

Louis writes: Mekele Yohannes Museum now open at normal office hours. Worth the visit. Foreigner ticket 100 birrs. Guide optional will expect a tip. However everything well displayed in English. Try the cultural cafe named Baloni. Located in the walking quarter between Lucy Park and Romanat Square. ETT tour agency moved its office at Milano … Continue reading Tigrai updates

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