5 Things Guidebooks Won’t Tell You About Ethiopia

The scars of European invasion and exploitation run deep in Africa. Centuries of fighting, pillaging, and colonization have taken their toll on the continent and most cultures are now smudged facsimiles of their original selves. But then there’s Ethiopia. Ethiopia is the only African country that hasn’t been colonized or overpowered by a European nation […]

The Danakil Depression: 5 Reasons to Visit the Hottest Place on Earth

There’s a place on this beautiful earth of ours that experiences average daily maximums of 41.1C (106F). I’m not talking the average in the height of summer. I’m talking every single day of the year. Dallol, Ethiopia is the hottest inhabited place on earth. It can be found in the very heart of the Danakil […]