Achala Village Tours, Paga

Steve and Shelley write We traveled throughout Ghana during November 2016. Your travel guide (edition 6) was invaluable to us. One of the many highlights of the trip was the time we spent in the northern border town of Paga. Achala, of Achala Village Tours, which is referenced in your guide, was especially helpful. In … Continue reading Achala Village Tours, Paga

Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

Regrettably, we have to alert readers to an ongoing crime problem at Ezile Bay, which is otherwise one of Ghana's loveliest beach retreats. We received a report today about a break-in to one of the rooms on 24 December 2016 in which the victim lost all his valuables. We also understand that at least one similar incident happened … Continue reading Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

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

Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

Hartmut writes: Midas New Estuary Beach Club is now worse than the neighboured Maranatha Beach club which seems to be the better choice. In June we were the only guests. The reed huts: natural ventilation should be explained, it means that there that there are wide gaps of several centimetres between the wooden bars or between the … Continue reading Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

7th edition of Bradt Ghana

We are please to announce the new 7th edition of Bradt Ghana will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 December 2016. At 512 pages, it is the most detailed guidebook to Ghana in print, and completely updated for this 7th edition. Read more or (from early November) preorder a copy at http://www.bradtguides.com/shop/africa/ghana.html

News from Cape Three Points

Kate Woolever Martinez writes: I have traveled to Ghana many times and have enjoyed your books! This past summer I took my high school students from Minneapolis, MN, USA there for 4 weeks. While there we were living in Cape Three Points. I wanted to reach out to you because Cape Three Points is doing … Continue reading News from Cape Three Points

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)