Cheff’s Corner, Tamale

Florian writes: First of all a big Thank You for this helpful Ghana guidebook. I am here for working and travelling for six months. Today, I reached Tamale and wanted to have a nice break at your recommended Chinese Fast Food place called Cheff's Corner. Sadly the place has been closed for a while. The guys from Al Hassan just around the corner … Continue reading Cheff’s Corner, Tamale

Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

Jessica Cornelissen of Meet Africa has forwarded me updated version of the entries in the current edition of Bradt Ghana:   Situated about 7km northwest of central Tamale, the village of Sognaayilli hosts a worthwhile community-based tour programme set up by the Dutch/Ghanaian volunteer organisation Meet Africa (which p 65-75% of income goes to the community). Operating … Continue reading Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

August 2016 trip report (mostly in the north)

Kira writes: Paga - Kubs Lodge hasn't changed much, rooms from 50GhC but unfortunately the kitchen doesn't exist.  After a long trip to get over the border, one of the boys went out to get some jollof rice with chicken (the chicken was like eating a shoe, terrible!) Emmanuel from Bolga gave me a good … Continue reading August 2016 trip report (mostly in the north)

Transport to Mole NP & elsewhere in the north

Ibrahim Matinu, owner of AY Transport, writes: My new company AY Transport has very comfortable air-conditioned buses running all over northern Ghana. I sam based in Tamale but have stations almost every town in the north, including Bole, Wa, Sawla and Damongo, as well as at Mole National Park. Of moat interest to your readers will be my … Continue reading Transport to Mole NP & elsewhere in the north

Yeji-Akosombo Ferry, Mole NP, Larabanga & Tamale

Jonas writes: We just returned from Ghana. Your travel guide provided some excellent information, thank you for that! I only have a few minor corrections, updates and comments: 1. The Yeji-Akosombo-ferry now leaves Yeji on Wednesday morning around 3 to 4 a.m. We spent our night in Yeji in the Alliance Hotel, which is alright, but pretty … Continue reading Yeji-Akosombo Ferry, Mole NP, Larabanga & Tamale

Closures in Akwidaa and Tamale

Sam writes: Just spent five weeks in Ghana and would like to notify of a couple of changes. The Green Turtle Lodge in Akwidaa/Cape Three Points is closed for construction and renovation work for the foreseeable future (a taxi driver I spoke to seemed fatalistic about it ever reopening). On the bright side however, it's … Continue reading Closures in Akwidaa and Tamale