Tag Archives: ethiopia

SOAP AND TRAVEL

How soap gave me a lot to think about on my recent travels….

Revisiting Ethiopia 10 years on…

It had been a few years since I had been to Ethiopia, so I was curious to see the changes. Sometimes things change for the good, sometimes for the worse. But I think what I had forgotten is that it’s how Ethiopia changes you. Unlike most other countries which you visit, learn about the culture […]

One Ethiopian man tells his incredible story

My amazing Ethiopian friend tells his incredible story In my travels, taking women to exotic places around the world on life-changing trips,  I am fortunate to meet some of the most amazing and inspiring people – like Firew, a dear friend in Ethiopia, with the most incredible history – from being a child prisoner in […]

BUTTERED AND SMOKED – AN ETHIOPIAN BEAUTY TREATMENT

A year ago I visited the Afar tribe in Ethiopia. My local guide, Firew, took me into a small, dim reed hut, where inside I could make out a baby lying on a stick and goatskin bed, and in the corner of the hut was a hole in the ground, with smoke rising out of […]