Budding Tree Jewelry and A-kinko, Accra

My husband and I are living in Accra, Ghana (since July of last year). The Bradt guide to Ghana has been very useful to us and still is. Two hidden gems we recommend you include in your shopping section for Accra are "Budding Tree Jewelry" and "A-kinko". Budding Tree Jewelry (@budding_tree_jewelry on Instagram) is on 2nd … Continue reading Budding Tree Jewelry and A-kinko, Accra

Feb/March 2017 trip report

    Manon writes: My mom and I just returned from a short trip Ghana to visit our sponsor children. We used the Bradt guide of Ghana to show us around and it was really REALLY helpfull! It was packed with reliable information, the maps were incredibly useful and we used it almost every day. Because of this I … Continue reading Feb/March 2017 trip report

Feb 2017 trip report

Patricia writes: My sister and I travelled to Ghana recently - 19-28 Feb. We used the Bradt Guide (6th edition) and found it invaluable both in our planning and on our journey - I see there is now a 7th edition, so some of our observations may have been addressed. Accra National Museum is closed indefinitely due, we were told, … Continue reading Feb 2017 trip report

Benpaali Young Filmmakers Festival, Accra, 6-9 July 2016

Susan Willcox writes: FireBeads Media in pleased to present the 2nd Annual Benpaali Young Filmmakers Festival in Accra, 6-9 July 2016 in Accra. Benpaali, connoting a new dawn in the Buili language of Northern Ghana, is a forum for young trained and self-taught artists. This year's theme is Contemporary Artivism.  Heritage and art converge through imaginative storytelling, and in discussions and workshops featuring some … Continue reading Benpaali Young Filmmakers Festival, Accra, 6-9 July 2016

Vegetarian restaurant in Accra

Poolhaus writes: Good news for vegetarians in Accra: Roots and Soul is a delightful, delicious restaurant and cafe in Dansoman. Located in the old King Solomon compound, Roots and Soul is run by a Ghanaian/German couple who previously ran cafes in Germany. They offer wonderful veggie jollof, burgers and pastas, homemade cakes and cookies, espresso, … Continue reading Vegetarian restaurant in Accra