The Colorful Side of Berbera, Somaliland

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  • Post published:November 21, 2020
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Where is Berbera, Somaliland? Berbera is located in North Western Somalia on the gulf of Aden. It is currently controlled by the self declared independent state of Somaliland and is…

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In Photos: Riding The Eritrean Steam Train

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  • Post published:August 20, 2020
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The Birth of the Eritrean Steam Train The East African nation of Eritrea was once the jewel in the crown of the Italian Empire. The Italians left a huge mark…

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Somaliland vs Somalia: What’s The Difference?

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Somaliland vs Somalia - The History Somaliland is a self-declared independent republic separate in all but name from the rest of Somalia. The north west region has been a relative…

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Can I Travel to Eritrea?

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Who can travel to Eritrea? Often called the ‘North Korea of Africa’, this reductive sobriquet fails to do justice to the former Italian colony of Eritrea, one of the Horn…

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Can I travel to Somaliland?
Camel herder, Somaliland

Can I travel to Somaliland?

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  • Post published:February 14, 2020
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‘Somaliland’ is a country that few have heard of, and even fewer recognise as an actual country. Functionally independent from its parent state of Somalia since 1991, Somaliland has nevertheless…

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Why You Should Visit Asmara

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  • Post published:October 28, 2019
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Visit Asmara - The most beautiful city in the worldThis isn’t Florence or Venice but it still holds all the charms and none of the mass tourism of the old…

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Somaliland Independence Day
Somaliland Independence Day

Somaliland Independence Day

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  • Post published:February 12, 2019
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Celebrating Somaliland Independence Welcome to the unrecognized country of Somaliland. Every May this east African nation celebrates its “independence” from the rest of Somalia with an elaborate military parade. The…

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