Budget accommodation in Larabanga

Barbara writes: I am Barbara from Slovenia, and I work for a Slovenian NGO Humanitas (www.humanitas.si), which runs children’s education projects with local partner organizations in Ghana. Our local partner in Larabanga, organisation AEDIRG (https://www.aedirg.org/), recently set up a volunteer house which also serves as accommodation for tourists. Rooms are simple but clean and comfortable. All … Continue reading Budget accommodation in Larabanga

Security in northern Ghana

Rebecca and Martina write: We are currently traveling around Ghana and we really appreciate your detailed guide book from Bradt. Thanks for all the hints and information! When we were traveling to Mole National Park, we decided to continue our trip to Wa Therefor, we had to take a trotro or a shared Taxi. On … Continue reading Security in northern Ghana

Tumi Hostel, Kumasi

Pablo writes: Thanks for the Guide, which is helping me a lot travelling through Ghana I wanted to inform you about a hostel in Kumasi, which is runned by some dutch ladies: http://www.booking.com/Share-HWasjS https://www.tumihostel.com/ Actually this was one of the best hostels I ever stayed at. They are offering free filtered water and a delicious … Continue reading Tumi Hostel, Kumasi

Golden Lilies, Kokrobite

Liza Flavell of Golden Lilies writes: Golden Lilies is located in Kokrobite, close to the taxi station, the Kokrobite Community Clinic and the Sunbeam School. There is a double room with a double bed and private bathroom and garden view that goes for US$15/23 for one/two people. There is also a double room with a queensize … Continue reading Golden Lilies, Kokrobite

Accra Pub Crawl with Jamestown Walking Tours

Nicolette of Jamestown Walking Tours writes: Jamestown Walking Tours in downtown Accra is still going strong! In addition to conducting our established afternoon walking tour every Saturday at 2pm, awe have recently introduced a 'Pub Crawl' which leaves on weekend nights around 4pm, and takes guests around to 6 of the most historic pubs in the area, … Continue reading Accra Pub Crawl with Jamestown Walking Tours

News from Kumasi & Tamale

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

News from Digya National Park

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

Updates from Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions

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