Top 5 late night food spots in Addis

For those of you who have moved to Addis after living/partying in other large metropolitan cities, you’ve probably noticed that there’s usually something missing at the end of a late night out. What is it you ask? Well, it could be your favorite 24-hour diner where you love to order pancakes at 4am. It could […]

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How to Survive Driving in Addis Ababa

You are an adventurous traveler. You go to places people don’t dare to go. You eat delicacies that many loathe to taste. And you drive in places no one dares. Now, you are in Addis Ababa, just like I, exploring the City…the adventurous in you is wondering if you should get behind the wheels. Of […]

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Top 3 Best Bars off the Beaten Path in Addis Ababa

Most people agree that Addis Ababa has some of the best nightlife in Africa, if not the world. When visiting, or living in the country for a short while, the tested, tried and true spots will never disappoint on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night. The owners of Addis Ababa’s well-established bars, clubs and lounges […]

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What to Expect When Expecting to be in Addis Ababa

You’re stepping off the airplane; strong wind brushes upon your face; you might even feel a cold breeze. That, ladies and gentlemen, is Bole International Airport. Walking distance from one of the city’s busiest and upcoming streets, Bole International Airport serves as the main airport for local and international flights. When coming into Addis for […]

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Top Restaurants for a Romantic Dinner in Addis Ababa

Have you ever wondered which places are ideal for wining and dining that girl who finally agreed to go out with you? Whether it’s a first date, dinner with your better-half or an anniversary dinner, you would want to surprise her with your restaurant selection. There is nothing like good food served in an amorous […]

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What Ethiopians Drink and Eat

Sure, the rest of the world has a not-so-clear idea about where Ethiopia is or what’s so special about it. But once you’ve been here, it’s really hard to get it out of your system.  The hospitality and unique complexion of the people, the variety of the culture, the list can just keep on growing. […]

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Top Five Must-see Places in Addis Ababa

Top Five Must-see Places in Addis Ababa Addis Ababa, the capital of the thirteen months of sunshine country Ethiopia, has ample destinations that attract millions of tourists every year. As a person born and raised in Addis Ababa, I get bombarded with questions from a lot of my friends that live abroad. Whenever any one [...] Read More...