Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway – new schedule

Thanks to Andargachew Girma of Alligan Travel for alerting me to the revised schedule for the train service between Addis Ababa and Djibouti via Adama and Dire Dawa. International passenger trains from Lebu (outside Addis Ababa) to Nagad (Djibouti) leave on the 1st, 5th, 9th, 11th, 15th, 19th, 21st, 25th and 29th of every month … Continue reading Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway – new schedule

Denver Boutique Hotel, Arat Kilo, Addis Ababa

AddisAdvisor writes: New hotels open regularly in Addis, but the Denver Boutique Hotel is especially notable because it is at Arat Kilo, which lacks hotels but is a superb location for visitors wanting to be able to walk to Trinity/Selassie Cathedral (5 Minutes), National Museum (10 minutes) and even the Ethnographic Museum. (15/20 minute walk) … Continue reading Denver Boutique Hotel, Arat Kilo, Addis Ababa

Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum opening hours

According to the Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum's own website (http://rtmmm.org/visit.html) 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

Turkish Airlines & craft shopping in Addis Ababa

Liza writes: The office of Turkish airlines has moved to the Snap Plaza building on Bole road (next to Millennium hall, the angle of Bole road and a road with no name (I think ) that links to Tele bole road). It is on 5th floor of the building, the email address is add@thy.com and … Continue reading Turkish Airlines & craft shopping in Addis Ababa