While most visitors to Ghana will leap at the opportunity to try fufu (a ball of mashed cassava, yam or plantain), the West African country has plenty of other traditional foods and drinks for travelers to seek out too.
From oily palm nut soup paired with starches like banku (cooked balls of fermented corn flour) to rice water porridge, going hungry in Ghana will be the least of your worries.
Every year, we quiz thousands of city-dwellers worldwide about life in their hometown right now. We want to know about the restaurant scene and the bar circuit. The theatre and the art galleries. The nightlife and the dating apps. What the neighbours are like and which neighbourhoods are actually cool. The idea is to create a global snapshot of city living, and point people in the direction of the places locals are really raving about.
Black culture and history are the heartbeats of New Orleans. As the oldest African American neighborhood in the country, Faubourg Tremé, commonly referred to as Tremé, is the epicenter of a fusion of Black culture that tells the story of the African descendants that elevated the rhythm of the city.
Travelers have plenty to look forward to on their trip to culturally rich Ghana. The country’s compelling history, vibrant clothing prints and flavorful dishes are attractive to first-time visitors and keep people coming back for more. Ghana’s warm-hearted citizens make the country one of the friendliest spots in West Africa. Whether it's your first time visiting or you’re returning, navigating the ways of Ghana can be tricky. Here's what you need to know to prepare for your trip to Ghana.
Christina Jane became a virtual assistant as an undergrad, after working part-time for Amazon. She continued to work as a virtual assistant when she moved to Ghana for grad school. These are her four tips for starting out in virtual assisting.
Ghana has become a repatriation hot-spot for many Black Americans over the last few years. For some, Ghana is a destination where worries about safety and racism are non-existent. For others, Ghana is a place where expatriates feel they can effortlessly thrive while connecting with their ancestral roots. These ex-pats give an insight into their lives in Ghana and what has made them stay.
This Tik-Tok video is part of my "Things to do in Accra" series where I share unique and different things to do in Accra. The goal is to get viewers to also try these activities themselves and be informed of all of the different things there are to do in the city.
Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haitian Alain Lemaire's love for cooking began with his passion for eating. Now, he is an award-winning chef that has made appearances on several well-known cooking shows.
Ghana welcomes guests with immersive experiences, intriguing history, and a hospitable spirit. Ghana provides an atmosphere of pure enjoyment: spirited melodies of Afrobeats, lively street life, and standing traditions all contribute to forever memories in this West African gem. Here is a 9-day itinerary to Accra and Cape Coast that will help you make the most of your trip
Le Dîner en Blanc, a popular all-white chic outdoor dinner party, attracts Haitians and visitors worldwide for an unforgettable summer weekend in the country. As one of Haiti’s finest annual upscale events Dîner en Blanc is set to return to Cap-Haïtien Aug. 13, after a three-year hiatus.
Favorable currency exchange rates make Ghana a generally budget-friendly destination – but, as everywhere, the costs of traveling solo here can add up.
Thankfully, your trip to Ghana does not have to leave a big dent in your wallet, and there are many ways to save money while traveling around this vibrant West African country. Here are some ways to make the most of your trip to Ghana on a budget.
Spoken by roughly 12 million individuals worldwide, Haitian Creole is a language originating in Haiti that does not always get the attention it deserves. Many feel that Haitian Creole has become watered down over the years, but this Haitian couple is working to ensure the Haitian language continues to thrive in today's world.
Togo is a West African country that shares borders with Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Benin. To my surprise, many Westerners have never heard of Togo as it is not currently a popular destination for tourism in Africa.
Upon visiting the country, I can conclude that Togo is a destination that should be on the bucket list of many planning on making their way to West Africa and these reasons will tell you why!