How to get to Somaliland from Ethiopia

How to get to Somaliland from Ethiopia

Transport Are you trying to figure out how to reach Somaliland from Ethiopia? Shocked by the almost $600 USD Ethiopian Airlines ticket price? Dreading the difficult and dangerous road travel? Or are you nervous about getting back? Maybe ending up like the guy who had...
Bourdain in Ethiopia

Bourdain in Ethiopia

  Co-Founders Xavier Curtis and Eliza Richman with Anthony Bourdain in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Watched any TV lately? CNN has been talking for weeks about Anthony Bourdain’s newest season of Parts Unknown and we’ve been on the edge of our seats eagerly...
Ethiopia’s Food Culture

Ethiopia’s Food Culture

    Food is to Ethiopians as water is to fish. Eating is a relaxed, communal and celebrated experience. Food is always fresh, ingredients are organic and spices are used liberally. Meats, stews and vegetables are poured over a shared plate of injera, eaten...
Harar, Ethiopia pt. 2

Harar, Ethiopia pt. 2

  Flatbread & Honey Breakfast   Breakfast was included in the price of our room and we were delighted when it arrived that morning. We were served flat bread with local honey and spiced tea on the floor of our room. We added some sliced banana to the...
Harar, Ethiopia pt. 1

Harar, Ethiopia pt. 1

  Camel Goulash and Ground Camel Meat   We traveled to the ancient walled city of Harar recently, and of course, tasting new and exotic foods was our main focus. We had heard that camel was the specialty dish to try while there – it’s not easy to come across...
Best Juice in Ethiopia? We found it.

Best Juice in Ethiopia? We found it.

Magnum and Passion Fruit   Juice is a big part of the cuisine here. Most shops that sell fruits and vegetables roadside are also making fresh juice in the back. In more upper class neighborhoods there are shops that specialize only in juice. The most common...

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