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

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Kumasi Walking Day Tours

Antje Schmidt writes: I want to share my experiences in Ghana with you and your community, because I had a really great time in Ghana, when I was there from the 2nd to the 16th june. Your travel guide was very helpful for my visit, but I planned my tour as well with a tour … Continue reading Kumasi Walking Day Tours

Akaabo Restaurant & Guesthouse, Boti Falls

Doris Ansah Acquah writes: I am very happy to inform you about the opening of our restaurant and guesthouse on 1st of March 2018. It is called Akaabo Restaurant & guesthouse, and located at Eastern Region, Huhunya, on the road from Koforidua to Akaa and Boti Falls. We focus on the restaurant for day trippers to … Continue reading Akaabo Restaurant & Guesthouse, Boti Falls

Global Mamas in Cape Coast

Alison Robinson of Global Mamas writes: Global Mamas, as listed on p207 of the 7th edition, is an NGO that helps provide sustainable livelihoods to women in Ghana by making fair trade products. In Cape Coast we offer cultural workshops in batik, cooking, head wrapping and drumming and dance.  For further details see http://www.globalmamas.org/Info/cultural-workshops. To book a … Continue reading Global Mamas in Cape Coast

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