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The Eritrean Diaspora and ‘Travelling Without Seeing’

How many of you from the Eritrean Diaspora are guilty of of 'travelling without seeing'? Tourism Eritrea
How many of you from the Eritrean Diaspora are guilty of of ‘travelling without seeing’?

BY BERKTY ALEM

Every year the Eritrean diaspora from all parts of the world return to Eritrea. The vast majority stay for less than a few months. Some are lucky to visit and stay in Eritrea for a longer time.The Eritrean diaspora is labeled by some as Beles . Continue reading The Eritrean Diaspora and ‘Travelling Without Seeing’

Tourism // Things to See and Do in Eritrea

Come and see Eritrea for a unique experience.

BY YONATAN | TRAVEL ADDICTS

Asmara

Things to see and do in Eritrea – Asmara there are few cities so suited to the simple pleasure of walking and exploring as Asmara. The climate is perfect, the streets are clean, refreshment is widespread, crime is very rare, the architecture is stunning, the distances are manageable, the sights are varied, and the people are warm. Explore the city on foot and discover its many hidden treasures, from 1930s cinemas to futuristic petrol stations, and when you’re tired there’s always a café nearby in which to refuel with a wide selection of drinks and pastries. Continue reading Tourism // Things to See and Do in Eritrea

Some Points on Eritrea: Making Amends, Better Coverage, and Tourism

While there is certainly little doubt that Eritrea faces numerous and considerable challenges within many areas, it is too often criticized for or understood solely in terms of what it has not yet achieved. The significant advancements and important progress it has made in many areas within a short period are simply dismissed or overlooked.

BY FIKREJESUS AMHAZION (Ph.D.)

Established in 1945 under the Charter of the United Nations, the UN General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative and policymaking organ of the UN. Notably, the General Assembly is also the most representative organ of the UN, being the only one in which all 193 Member States have equal representation (each Member State has one vote). Continue reading Some Points on Eritrea: Making Amends, Better Coverage, and Tourism

Eritrea’s Marine Resource: Worth Exploring, Worth Investing In (Part I)

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT

Eritrea has a coastline of more than 1,350 km along the south-western coast of the Red Sea, rich in diverse marine resources and habitat. The territorial waters cover an area of about 55,000 km2.

The region and particularly the coastal line and the offshore islands embrace an average of 31°while in the Danakil Depression (100 meters below sea level) the temperature is 38 – 50°C. The harsh climate never prevents people from living in and gaining from the diverse resources the sea offers. Continue reading Eritrea’s Marine Resource: Worth Exploring, Worth Investing In (Part I)

Asmara: A Playground of Futurist Architecture

By Thomas Page | for CNN,

Once a sleepy corner of the Italian Empire, Eritrea’s capital Asmara is home to one of the world’s best collections of futurist architecture. Now, the city is bidding to become the nation’s first UNESCO World Heritage site.

Asmara certainly deserves the distinction; its architecture — built in the modern era and informed by the school of futurism — is some of the most beautifully preserved in the world. And the city owes it all to Fascism. Continue reading Asmara: A Playground of Futurist Architecture

Cruising Through the Golden Coasts of the Dahlak Archipelago

By Yosief Abraham Z.,

Scattered like a string of pearls upon the azure, the Dahlak Archipelago and its coast were once described by Eritrean Horizon as one of “the last, great and unspoilt destinations in the world.” With more than 200 of Eritrea’s islands which belong to the Dahlak archipelago, this island chain forms the natural gateway to Eritrea, guarding the approaches to the modern port of Massawa and the ancient one of Adulis.

Topographically, the Dahlaks rise above a shallow continental shelf lying off the coast. Unless one is blessed with an unlimited amount of time, it is hardly feasible to explore the over 200 islands within a short time period. Nevertheless, even a few hours can provide a rewarding and rich snippet. Continue reading Cruising Through the Golden Coasts of the Dahlak Archipelago