Backpacking in Ethiopia: Staying at the Central Hotel in Harar

My memories of Harar will be one of extreme madness. Everything was just crazy. At dusk there was the hyena feeding, a night out on the town, touring the top sights of the fourth holiest city in Islam and also the crazy death mini-bus ride to get here and back. There doesn’t seem to be Read more about Backpacking in Ethiopia: Staying at the Central Hotel in Harar[…]

Backpacking in Ethiopia: Staying at Atelefugne Hostel in Addis Ababa

After my Safari adventures in Tanzania and a stop over in Kenya, I arrived in Ethiopia ready to explore. I flew into Addis Ababa International Airport and was able to get an Ethiopian Visa on arrival. I spent the first couple of days in the capital city, Addis Ababa before heading on a crazy journey Read more about Backpacking in Ethiopia: Staying at Atelefugne Hostel in Addis Ababa[…]

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Backpacking in Harar, Ethiopia: 10 Things to See and Do

Harar in Ethiopia ends up sticking in your mind. It’s a World Heritage City and it’s a crazy place. It’s also in the middle of nowhere if truth be told. Getting there isn’t the easiest thing you’ll ever do in life, believe me. But for the love of travel and with no real reason why, Read more about Backpacking in Harar, Ethiopia: 10 Things to See and Do[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Ethiopian Vegetarian Combination in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

When I arrived in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for the first time this month, I had no idea what to expect from the food there but I was willing to try as much local food as I could. I started off in the capital city and I tried what is known as a Vegetarian Combination, Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Ethiopian Vegetarian Combination in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia[…]

Hyena Feeding in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia

I’ve been busting to get this particular post written up and posted so here it is. It was only last week that I made the trip to Harar in Eastern Ethiopia with the intention of Hyena Feeding!! Yes here in this charming town (Harar is also a World Heritage Site) in the eastern highlands of Read more about Hyena Feeding in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia[…]

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Getting An Ethiopian Visa at Addis Ababa Airport, Ethiopia

The joys of travel continue for me and I’m fascinated by the decoration of passports to the point where I almost prefer to have a full page visa on there than a measly stamp. Just because like a kid I still get excited every time I enter a new country! From the 73 countries I’ve Read more about Getting An Ethiopian Visa at Addis Ababa Airport, Ethiopia[…]

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Back in Africa: Hong Kong to Addis Ababa to Kilimanjaro

If you read Don’t Stop Living in its early days, I used to just write about exactly what I was doing, and in some kind of logical order with no frills. And despite my more recent posts on tips, advice and visa issues etc., it’s time for a return to the “old school Don’t Stop Read more about Back in Africa: Hong Kong to Addis Ababa to Kilimanjaro[…]