Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

Jessica Cornelissen of Meet Africa has forwarded me updated version of the entries in the current edition of Bradt Ghana:   Situated about 7km northwest of central Tamale, the village of Sognaayilli hosts a worthwhile community-based tour programme set up by the Dutch/Ghanaian volunteer organisation Meet Africa (which p 65-75% of income goes to the community). Operating … Continue reading Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

Hartmut writes: Midas New Estuary Beach Club is now worse than the neighboured Maranatha Beach club which seems to be the better choice. In June we were the only guests. The reed huts: natural ventilation should be explained, it means that there that there are wide gaps of several centimetres between the wooden bars or between the … Continue reading Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

7th edition of Bradt Ghana

We are please to announce the new 7th edition of Bradt Ghana will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 December 2016. At 512 pages, it is the most detailed guidebook to Ghana in print, and completely updated for this 7th edition. Read more or (from early November) preorder a copy at http://www.bradtguides.com/shop/africa/ghana.html

News from Cape Three Points

Kate Woolever Martinez writes: I have traveled to Ghana many times and have enjoyed your books! This past summer I took my high school students from Minneapolis, MN, USA there for 4 weeks. While there we were living in Cape Three Points. I wanted to reach out to you because Cape Three Points is doing … Continue reading News from Cape Three Points

August 2016 trip report (mostly in the north)

Kira writes: Paga - Kubs Lodge hasn't changed much, rooms from 50GhC but unfortunately the kitchen doesn't exist.  After a long trip to get over the border, one of the boys went out to get some jollof rice with chicken (the chicken was like eating a shoe, terrible!) Emmanuel from Bolga gave me a good … Continue reading August 2016 trip report (mostly in the north)

Kumasi Night Life Tours

Ben Kwesi Annan of Kumasi Walking Day Tours has written to introduce a new service called, Kumasi Night Life. After showing tourists the sight by day, he can also show you around by night (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), visiting pubs, bars, dance venues and Ghanaian live bands.   Contact: Ben Kwesi Annan Phone: 00233249885370 eMail: kwesiannan7@gmail.com   See also https://www.facebook.com/Kumasi-Walking-Day-Tours-761774617184661/ and https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Attraction_Review-g317061-d6023346-Reviews-Kumasi_Walking_Day_Tours-Kumasi_Ashanti_Region.html  … Continue reading Kumasi Night Life Tours

Transport to Mole NP & elsewhere in the north

Ibrahim Matinu, owner of AY Transport, writes: My new company AY Transport has very comfortable air-conditioned buses running all over northern Ghana. I sam based in Tamale but have stations almost every town in the north, including Bole, Wa, Sawla and Damongo, as well as at Mole National Park. Of moat interest to your readers will be my … Continue reading Transport to Mole NP & elsewhere in the north