Accra & Tema 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

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Detailed west coast trip report… and a tip for music enthusiasts!

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!

Latest news from eastern and coastal Ghana

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

National Dance Company Ghana

Flavia  writes: For more than 10 years, I have taken unpaid leave from my airline company in order to volunteer as a teacher for  educational projects at deprived schools in Accra and to support the Ghana National Symphony Orchestra on the violin for many music projects at the National Theatre Accra and all around the country. This fascinating activity has allowed me to get a deeper insight into Ghanaian art and culture, in short : Have the time of my life. In particular getting the chance to work with ALIDU, a charismatic Lead Dancer of the National Dance Company Ghana, and local master drummers has opened my scope on the rich musical heritage of Ghana. On the occasion of various outstanding shows (« Solma », « Diema », Aza »,  « Alkebulan’sAwakening – the History of Slavery in Africa », … Continue reading National Dance Company Ghana

Campus Hub Restaurant, Accra

Per and Kicki write In Ghana for four weeks, working at the University of Ghana in Accra. We found a new and nice restaurant (opened in 2016) on campus. The name is Campus Hub (opposite the tennis courts, near Commonwealth Hall). The manager Danilo is Italian and it mainly serves Italian cuisine, but also other alternatives. … Continue reading Campus Hub Restaurant, Accra