Thanks to Nancy Chuang, updater of the 8th edition, for the following key updates: KUMASI Food in central Kumasi: Vic Baboo’s and Queen's Gate are both closed. Ike’s Café and Grill is great (same owners as a similarly-named place in Atlanta), and located somewhat near city center in the National Cultural Center. KNUST: This is … Continue reading News from Kumasi & Tamale
Nancy Chuang, updater for the 8th edition, writes: Digya is still generally underdeveloped for tourism, and is not easily accessible during the rains. Best to visit from January to mid-May. Entry prices: - Non Ghanaian adult = Ghc 20.00 - Non Ghanaian student= Ghc 10.00 - Ghanaian adult = Ghc 10.00 - Ghanaian student = … Continue reading News from Digya National Park
ASUMURA CONSERVATION INITIATIVE: Due to continued illegal logging and wildfires, there were only 2 rockfowl breeding sites remaining. And report written by wildlife manager in January 2017 was that no rockfowl had been spotted even in those spots. The hunter Frank Agbeko moved to another community and isn’t really available to help search for these … Continue reading Updates from Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions
Many thanks to Nancy Chuang - travelling through Ghana right now gathering info for the 8th edition - for these detailed updates from central Ghana: ADJIEKROM COCOA TOURS Due to slowdown in tourism, the director is not always available, there isn’t really an active visitors center. Call him to confirm your visit in advance (especially … Continue reading Central Ghana updates
CHOCOLATE: Ghana now has a “bean to bar” wholly Ghanaian-owned producer called Niche, which has only been making chocolate since 2016. http://nichecocoa.com/. Available at big supermarkets, some street vendors. In central Tema, their distributor Kasan is on the ground floor of Krystal Plaza, where you can get a slight discount and more information.
Many thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is currently in Ghana updating the Bradt Guide for the 8th edition, for these useful news snippets: ADA FOAH: Although neither place mentioned anything, the land that Maranatha and Midas Beach Camps are on has been purchased to be used by a big chain hotel. Supposedly, they are trying … Continue reading Eastern Ghana updates
Many thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is currently in Ghana updating the Bradt Guide for the 8th edition, for these useful news snippets: AKWIDAA/EZILE BAY: A new chief for Akwidaa was installed in 2017, and everyone says this has made things safer for tourists. CAPE THREE POINTS: If you are self-driving to Escape 3 Points, … Continue reading West Coast updates
Many thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is currently in Ghana updating the Bradt Guide for the 8th edition, for these useful news snippets: ACCRA: The Loom Gallery’s owner is 90 years old. So…it’s not open regularly anymore. Frances’ number is 0264295567. Nima Tours has a totally incorrect price in the book—it is 30 cedis per … Continue reading Accra & Tema updates
Paul writes: We've just returned from three weeks travelling down the coast of Ghana and have some comments and recommendations you might like to take note of. ACCRA The old Penta hotel on Oxford Street, Osu has been extensively refurbished and is now the URBANO HOTEL. Not cheap (around £96 p.n. for a double) but … Continue reading Detailed west coast trip report… and a tip for music enthusiasts!
Thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is Ghana right now researching the coming 8th edition of the Bradt Guide, for the following key updates (listed in alphabetical order): ACCRA (TESHIE-NUNGUA): people who book online would already know this, but if you’re driving out to the African Royal Beach Hotel without making prior contact, just know that … Continue reading Latest news from eastern and coastal Ghana