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By Amelia
On: 23rd February, 2015

Ethiopia Dancing

  • Ethiopia

Ethiopia - a land where the cradle of Christianity, the birth of the coffee bean, and some of the best dancing I have ever seen come together.

beach in SAFA
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By Guest blogger
On: 6th March, 2014

Our Top 3 Non-Safari African Adventures

  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Ethiopia

We say Africa, you think safari right? Wrong! A safari holiday may be the first thing to spring to mind when imagining Africa but it's not all there is to this fabulously diverse continent. As such, we've picked our top 3 places to visit for a non-safari adventure in Africa...

Child relaxing in Bora Bora
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By Guest blogger
On: 13th June, 2013

Family Holiday Advice

  • Caribbean
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Jordan
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • UK

Family holidays are tricky at the best of times but never fear, we're on hand to dish out some travel advice for the brat packers out there...

Christmas in Stockholm
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By Guest blogger
On: 21st December, 2012

Christmas Holiday Destinations for Celebrations with a Twist!

  • South Africa
  • Russia
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Sweden
  • London

Whilst Christmas isn't celebrated everywhere, those countries getting in to the festive swing of things have surprisingly different traditions, customs, and even dates of merriment. Here's a quick look at some of our favourite Christmas holiday destinations, both around the globe and a…

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By Amelia
On: 9th May, 2012

The Timkat Festival in Ethiopia

  • Ethiopia

Perhaps one of the most joyous occasions in the Ethiopian calendar is Timkat, and for me it embodies so much that is wonderful about this country: an unadulterated joy and religious fervour, a purity of mind and body, and an overwhelming tangible happiness that is quite difficult to put into words.

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By Guest blogger
On: 16th December, 2011

80 Senses: #62 - The Monks of Lalibela

  • Ethiopia

Rock hewn churches and yellow robed monks. We may be becoming an ever more secular bunch, but whatever your religious (dis)inclinations there's no denying that many of the world's most beautiful and awe-inspiring buildings and art treasures have been created in the name of God or Gods.…

By Tom
On: 8th December, 2011

80 Senses: #34 - Ben Simpson, Pilot

  • Ethiopia

Robert Redford flies again... Ladies of a certain age still swoon at the memory of Robert Redford playing Denys Finch Hatton in Out of Africa. Those same ladies, and a younger generation too, might like to know that there is a pilot currently playing his trade in East Africa who bears an…

Church of Saint George, Lalibela

By Tom
On: 18th April, 2011

Ethiopia: Lalibela, 11 churches built in a day?

  • Ethiopia

Ethiopia's north is like a country of its own...