News from and new operator in Kintampo

Richard Dankwa writes: I am a teacher from Kintampo and a certified tourist guide - the only one in my home town and region. I would like to inform you about sights in Kintampo that are not mentioned in your guidebook. The colonial bungalow area, our old police station (used to be a prison in … Continue reading News from and new operator in Kintampo

Paps Beach Camp, Keta

Lise writes: First of all I would like to thank you for an amazing guide book for my travels around Ghana for the past month. So informative and well written - it's been a pleasure having it as my companion in Ghana! I'm currently in the Keta lagoon. And I'm staying in an amazing lodge … Continue reading Paps Beach Camp, Keta

Flights from Accra to Wa

Thanks to fellow Bradt writer Sean Connolly for letting me know that Africa World Airlines, which already flies between Accra and Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale, will operate a thrice-weekly return flight between Accra and Wa starting on 15 October 2019. For further details see https://www.flyafricaworld.com or  https://www.facebook.com/flyAfricaWorld/.        

Visit Ghana’s only certified glass blower

Kofi Nartey of Homeland Exploration Tours writes: Your readers might be interested to visit what I believe to be the only certified glass blower in West Africa, Mr Michael Tetteh. Glassblowing was for ages a lost craft in Ghana and West Africa, but Michael was awarded a scholarship to Netherlands & France to learn the art. … Continue reading Visit Ghana’s only certified glass blower

Bradt Ghana 8th edition now available

I'm delighted to announce the new 8th edition of Bradt Ghana was published on 27 August 2019. At 528 pages, it is the most detailed guidebook to Ghana in print, and completely it was completely updated for this 8th edition by Nancy Chuang. Read more or order a copy on the Bradt Guides website or amazon.com … Continue reading Bradt Ghana 8th edition now available

Budget accommodation in Larabanga

Barbara writes: I am Barbara from Slovenia, and I work for a Slovenian NGO Humanitas (www.humanitas.si), which runs children’s education projects with local partner organizations in Ghana. Our local partner in Larabanga, organisation AEDIRG (https://www.aedirg.org/), recently set up a volunteer house which also serves as accommodation for tourists. Rooms are simple but clean and comfortable. All … Continue reading Budget accommodation in Larabanga

Security in northern Ghana

Rebecca and Martina write: We are currently traveling around Ghana and we really appreciate your detailed guide book from Bradt. Thanks for all the hints and information! When we were traveling to Mole National Park, we decided to continue our trip to Wa Therefor, we had to take a trotro or a shared Taxi. On … Continue reading Security in northern Ghana

Tumi Hostel, Kumasi

Pablo writes: Thanks for the Guide, which is helping me a lot travelling through Ghana I wanted to inform you about a hostel in Kumasi, which is runned by some dutch ladies: http://www.booking.com/Share-HWasjS https://www.tumihostel.com/ Actually this was one of the best hostels I ever stayed at. They are offering free filtered water and a delicious … Continue reading Tumi Hostel, Kumasi