Discovering the rock churches of Ethiopia's Gheralta Mountains

In Ethiopia’s northernmost region, the precipitous Gheralta Mountains are a formidable frontier. But hewn into them are ancient, inaccessible churches that make a challenging ascent all the more rewarding.

From Sweden to Ethiopia: The best new cookbooks

Glorious baking from Sweden and beyond.

Travel video of the week: Ethiopia

Delve into the culinary creativity of Ethiopia in this week's video.

Ethiopia: Trekking the Simien Mountains

It might leave you shattered and sweaty, but the awesome views on this nine-hour African expedition make every blister worthwhile.

Ian Wood: Ethiopia

In fourth place in our Travel Writing Competition 2015, Ian Wood witnesses a hyena feeding frenzy in Harar, eastern Ethiopia