Trip report from May-June 2013

My name is Andrew and I spent May and June of this year traveling around the coastal and Volta Region areas of Ghana. The book (and this website) proved fantastically useful to me during my stay so I thought I’d chip in with my 2 cents. First off, pretty much every price listed in the … Continue reading Trip report from May-June 2013

Detailed accommodation and trip report

Thanks to Nitharshan Srikanthapalan for the wonderfully detailed report below: Here’s some info from the trip I’ve just had in Ghana (1st – 27th March). Mainly involving prices although I think others have already provided a bit of an update on that front anyway… FYI I rated each hotel out of 7 (likeart scale) so … Continue reading Detailed accommodation and trip report

Northern Ghana updates

In Bolgatanga had an excellent guide: Joseph +233 (0)20 9335955 ( He's very laid back, has no personal agenda and really tunes into your likes and needs. Took me by bike (with helmets) to all sorts of interesting places. Highly recommended. Travelled by trotro, shared taxi and bike from the Togo border near Hohoe then north to … Continue reading Northern Ghana updates

Paloma Gutierrez’s updates

New:   I recommend adding "Elimax Spot" (on the road to Elmina Castle, across from the Almond Tree Guest House) to your book. The owner, Eli, cooks for the volunteers that work with an organization (Women in Progress) and she is incredible. She is used to Western tastes, has a wide vegetarian selection, and might just … Continue reading Paloma Gutierrez’s updates