Ethiopia tourism

There is an incredible amount of things do do in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia’s exciting capital city is not just one of the most vibrant and eclectic cities in the country, it is often referred to as the capital of Africa. Its name translates to “new flower” in the Amharic language which reflects its youthful, lively […]

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Ethiopia’s cities contain a wealth of exciting attractions and festivities for tourists to explore, such as the unique Meskel True Cross celebration in Addis Ababa. However, to really delve into the culture and history, visitors should head to the countryside to explore some of the many stunning World Heritage attractions in Ethiopia. Many of these […]

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Ethiopia is one of the most incredible places to visit in Africa. Known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’, it has a long and fascinating history, a rich and diverse culture, breathtaking landscapes, and a jaw-dropping range of wildlife. Though you may imagine Ethiopia being a hot, dry country which is uncomfortable to visit, this is […]

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Anyone who has ever been to Ethiopia knows that time works differently there. Just like Ethiopia has its own language, Amharic, so too does it have its own calendar. For example, while most of the rest of the world celebrates the end of the year on December 31st, Ethiopian New Year falls on September 11th […]

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“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein Languages are not simply a tool for communication but offer an insight into a different world, culture and way of living. We have developed language as a means to transfer messages in a fast and efficient way but in such a […]

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Ethiopia follows a different calendar to the rest of the world, with the Ethiopian New Year falling on the 11th of September, or the 12th of September in leap years. However, the biggest celebration of the Ethiopian religious year comes later in the month. On September 26th, the True Cross celebration in Ethiopia is celebrated […]

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