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Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is an interesting and uncommon expat destination. The country has already seduced expatriates settling here to live and work but also to live a thrilling experience abroad. Addis Ababa, the capital city, welcomes a thriving expat community.

Ethiopia has experienced a fast economic growth, thus offering some job opportunities to the ones wishing to work in the country.

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Let’s talk about toilets!  Seriously, the toilet perils of travelling don’t get talked about enough – maybe because so many of the Africa travelogues I’ve read are written by men and, I don’t care what anyone says about gender equality, men simply don’t have the same issues when it comes to toilets.  They can generally whip it out and pee anywhere (and they do … every time I turn a corner there’s an Ethiopian man peeing up a fence or a lamppost or on a parked car) but for women it’s not so easy.

Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country, which gives Ethiopians an additional reason to be proud of. Its scenery will leave you speechless, and its unique cultural heritage will evoke curiosity. Covering over 1.13 million km², this landlocked country is home to one of the oldest Christian churches, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and it is where the Blue Nile, one of the two major tributaries of the Nile, originates.

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Addis and Other Things

2 months ago

I write about various things that catch my attention, but my interest has always been in humorously deconstructing the Habesha psyche and culture. Outside of my interest in all that makes Ethiopia Ethiopia, I enjoy and reflect on my travels, feminism and emotional hygiene.

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Tibs Tummy

4 years ago

Bob and Ana's misadventures in Ethiopia and beyond

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Dan and Tracy Overseas

4 years ago

We?re two American thirty-somethings living overseas with our two girls, a preschooler and a baby. We lived in South Africa most recently, and we relocated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in September 2013.

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