Field Notes

How to Party at an Ethiopian Wedding: The Unspoken Rules

If you stay in Ethiopia for long enough, it’s just a matter of time before someone invites you to a wedding. My first invitation came out of the blue—out of a blue cab to be precise. I had never met Marcos before but five minutes...

Imagine Ethiopia: Your Ticket To Self-Discovery

Imagine dancing to the beat of drums played by proud elders around a bonfire under the stars. Imagine climbing a cliff face to reach a semi-monolithic sixth-century church in the middle of the Gheralta mountain range. Imagine learning the art of injera baking with a...

Dakar Fashion Week: A Cultural Awakening For Senegal

Once a year the entire fashion world turns its eye on Paris for its annual Fashion week. It is a huge event for designers, models, shoppers and fashion enthusiasts all over, but Dakar Fashion Week, usually overseen by the media, has shook cultural boundaries and...

Travel Stories Round-Up

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s our weekly round-up of some of the best travel-related articles online for you to enjoy. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share for an upcoming round-up (it can be your own!), be sure to follow us on Twitter @HayoMagazine and tag your...

Travel Stories Round-Up

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s our weekly round-up of some of the best travel-related articles online for you to enjoy. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share for an upcoming round-up (it can be your own!), be sure to follow us on Twitter @HayoMagazine and tag your...

How To Plan Your Trip To Tokyo: A Basic Beginner’s Guide

Planning a short trip to Tokyo could seem overwhelming, but after 10 days there, I came to realize how distances work. Here are a few tips on how to organize your itinerary depending on the areas you'd like to go to.The subway map could seem...

10 of the Most Popular Drinks in Asia

Asia is renowned for its mouthwatering cuisine, but its drinks are not too shabby either (in fact, the world's best-selling liquor is Asian: Korea's soju).  From the well-known crowd-pleasers (sake, bubble tea), to those that are more of an acquired taste (civet coffee, fermented mare's...

3 Mini Road Trips in the Northwest of British Columbia

Road trips are essential to any summer: sunglasses on, windows down, music blaring loud enough for other cars to hear. With long trips between cities and some of the most preserved nature, the north of British Columbia is perfect for road trips. Terrace, BC, Canada,...