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How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

A few months ago I was able to find a pretty good flight deal from London to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This ancient country had been on my radar for some time, needless to say I booked my flight almost immediately with the intention of exploring the culture and history that had first captured my mind some years earlier. Continue reading How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

Must-see places in Lyon, France

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Steps descending Fourviere Hill to the city

In May 2013 I spent a long weekend in Lyon for a quick getaway with my partner. We ate, drank and enjoyed the beautiful weather that bathed us throughout the sunny weekend.

It was blissful to walk from our conveniently located accommodation at Mercure Lyon Centre Château Perrache into the city to enjoy the vibrant energy of the day. Gathering with locals around the food and clothing stalls of a daily market, we enjoyed browsing around the shops, stopping for lunch and of course taking in some of the sights around the second city of France. Continue reading Must-see places in Lyon, France