Ethiopia’s Tourism Industry is Fragile but Hopeful

We filmed in Ethiopia a couple of years ago for our episode on the emerging business and travel opportunities in North Africa (watch the video). Unfortunately the last couple of years haven’t been kind to the region and that’s a shame because there’s so much to see and do in this important part of the world.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A small plaque on this small deserted hillock deep in the forests of Kaffa, a province in western Ethiopia, bears an inscription in Amharic and English indicating that this is the birthplace of Ethiopia’s gift to the world: Arabica coffee, as locals will also confirm. The plaque, hidden in the grass of…

Ethiopian Destinations

A New Hutong Haunt

Yet again demonstrating that the Hutongs offer some interesting possibilities for small, agile businesses, White Tiger Village is Nathan Zhang’s latest venture (who opened the ...