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TIA “This Is Africa” tour and travel agency aims to facilitate socially responsible, eco-conscious, and culturally sensible travel experiences. At TIA, we take pride in providing you not simply with a one-size-fits-all tourist package, but instead...more
Ephrem Gino truly made my Ethiopian experience one that I will never forget! One of my best trips to an African nation. He booked my flights n tours all in a few hours of me flying out. He catered to my needs and showed me...More
Gino and TIA were recommended to me by a friend. I am a photographer and was specifically looking for a tour guide/company who is flexible and lets me take my time when I need it. From the start, Gino was very responsive and understood my...More
I linked up with Gino during my trip to Ethiopia and had the best time. Gino was the best guide and taught me so much about Ethiopia, the history, the people, and more. We journeyed through Addis, Hawassa, and everywhere in between. The experience was...More
Travelling solo and as a woman in a foreign country, security is always a concern. With Gino, everything went smoothly. We went out in the night into the early mornings. I felt safe! He brought me to the reggae scenes which is what I wanted....More
When I visited the country as a volunteer in the local hospitals, Gino has been my go-to person who showed me around, but even more than that, through him and his stories I was lucky enough to be able to feel what being in Ethiopia...More
I enjoyed this tour becaused it is catered to you and what you are looking to experience.Ephrem and his team go out their way to give you the best experience. I was a solo traveler and I toured the indigenous parts of Ethiopia.The villagers were...More
Ephrem is more than a tour guide. His knowledge and love for Ethiopia brought the country alive for my wife and I. He goes beyond just normal tour role and really made us family at home. Would definitely recommend touring with him.
Gino is a very special and insightful young man. From beginning to end, there was never a dull moment. He is highly proficient in his geographic and historic knowledge of Ethiopia. His down to earth personality makes it easy for people to be comfortable. He...More
Same days in Dancalia last year in March for visitind Dallol, a magic place, the best in the world in m opinion.
Same days in Tigray for visiting rock Churches, very interestig, but very hard to arrive to the top.
Gino has been a fantastic...More
I didn't expect the number of amazing things to see around ethiopia..we were so lucky to travel with these guys always kind and available, and also good mates with a lot of things to learn about culture and traditions!