Sandie & Ian’s trip report

My husband and I have lived in Ghana for almost a year, working on a voluntary basis with a chain of low-cost private schools west of Accra.  In our free time we have travelled to different parts of the country, and I believe we have seen all the major points of interest.  We have used … Continue reading Sandie & Ian’s trip report

Busua & Axim updates

Hello – We just returned from a great trip to Busua and surrounds, and Axim area. First, about Green Turtle Lodge, where we stayed one night. The place is beautiful and nice people, etc. However, we were driving our own car and no one warned us about the road to reach the lodge. It is … Continue reading Busua & Axim updates

Safe swimming on Ghana’s beaches

We were recently informed about the drowning of a tourist at the beach used by Axim Beach Hotel in Western Ghana in August 2011, as detailed on Tripadvisor. Having communicated both with the hotel and with a friend of the victim who witnessed this tragic incident, it seems timely to issue a reminder to all … Continue reading Safe swimming on Ghana’s beaches

Detailed trip report from Glenn and Christine

We have just returned from a five-week tour of Ghana, where we used your guide extensively.  It was an invaluable key to points of interest and to practical necessities (e.g. It’s very late – where can we find a guest house near the bus station?).  Occasionally, though, the description in the guide seemed out-of-date, so … Continue reading Detailed trip report from Glenn and Christine

Sekondi-Takoradi & Axim updates

Sekondi-Takoradi The street food stand outside of the You 84 restaurant is quite good. There is a fairly reliable internet café that is air conditioned at the football/soccer stadium in Sekondi (they have wireless and charge 80 pesewas an hour). There is also a decent air conditioned gym (which has more massage machines than exercise … Continue reading Sekondi-Takoradi & Axim updates