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Travel Writing Contest Winners, 2014

We are excited to announce the three winners for this year’s travel writing contest. There were many submissions this year (thank you to everyone who submitted an entry or two). The... Read More

Travel Post by Daves Travel Corner on the 01-09-14


A Job at Green Turtle Lodge in Ghana

From Tom Miles: \"Anyone fancy a job on a tropical beach? I am looking for manager www.greenturtlelodge.com, Ghana from mid May. Please pass on message to anyone you think might be... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 25-04-13


Art Exhibition in Accra 16th May Alliance Francaise

This Art Exhibition in Accra will be held at Alliance Francaise on next Wednesday, 16th May at 6.30 pm. We met Rebecca last year during a workshop in Accra at Trashy... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 10-05-12


2 Week Sale on New Recycled Products

To celebrate the release of new products, we are holding a 2 week online sale for these gorgeous products.  Where? At Recycled Bolga Baskets. For those in Ghana, you can buy... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 10-02-12


Help Fundraise for Quadriplegic in Ghana

Dear friends, visitors, readers,We know many of you support worthy causes, especially if you are connected with Ghana already. However, we're hoping you may be able to help out supporting our... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 04-01-12


Spinal Injury/Neuro Specialist Needed in Ghana

I'm hoping the blog-reading Ghanaian community may be able to jump in and help with this. A relative in Ghana (brother-in-law: 11 years old) incurred a spinal cord injury just before... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 02-11-11


Around the World with 40 Bloggers

It’s launch day for a brilliant project: a free (yes, no cost) and stunning E-Book by the Lonely Planet bloggers from the Blogsherpa programme. Blogsherpies, as they affectionately call themselves,... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 03-05-11


Top Travel Articles for Ghana

For travellers to Ghana, a summary of some of the more popular travel advice articles that will hopefully help you prepare a little better for travel in Ghana. Click on the link for... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 14-06-14


Online Resources for Visiting Ghana

A couple of excellent online forums to find out about travel in Ghana, or life in Ghana, are:Internations.orgInternations works on trust and they verify your credentials before being allowed to access... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 27-02-11


Ghana on Facebook

There are plenty of Facebook pages about Ghana by Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians for those here and those planning to visit Ghana. Almost six years ago, when I first arrived in... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 24-02-11


Income Generation Video from Bolga by G-lish Foundation

It's not all TZ and smock making in Bolgatanga. Press play to see the lifecycle of a recycled Bolga basket and get inspired! Let us know what you think.You can also... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 18-02-11


2011: Long Time, No Write

A very belated New Year's Greetings. It's all been busy around here and not much time for getting online and writing, unfortunately. However, I appreciate the Christmas and New Year's messages,... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 23-01-11


Must See Outer Bolgatanga, Upper East Region, Ghana

If you come to the Upper East Region of Ghana for a couple of days, you may wish to visit SWOPA: Sirigu Women's Organisation of Pottery and Art. The Sirigu story... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 29-11-10


Ghanaian Poet's Blog + Foreigners' Ghana Blogs

Writers and generally curious folks may be interested to discover a wonderful blog focused on poetry called Poetry Soundbites by Kodjo Deynoo. Please click through and check it out. I also... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 19-11-10


Travels in Ghana Ebook

Back to the heart of this blog: Travel in Ghana. I'm writing about an ebook developed by a passionate traveler to Ghana called Marie McCarthy. You may have followed her blog... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 17-11-10


October Winners of Ghana Guide

We give away Ghana guides on a monthly basis to subscribers here at Ghana Guide and Blog. These are the winners for both September and October subscribers who would have just... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 09-11-10


Seed Initiative Winners from Ghana

It's with much surprise and delight to post that G-lish Foundation, the organisation founded by my inspiring partner, Godwin Yidana, is one of the winners of this year's SEED Initiative Awards.\"The... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 04-11-10


The Amazing Race Ghana

 For those planning to travel to Ghana for the first time, you may like to check out clips from a recent episode of the Amazing Race when it hit Accra,... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 21-10-10


Excellent Photos of Ghana

Ghana PhotosIf you are traveling to Ghana, I am sure you will enjoy this simple and quick way to find great photos of Ghana. Basically, head to Google Images and... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 28-09-10


Ghana Bloggers Mature

The blogosphere in Ghana has been growing steadily. You can read a lot of the regular bloggers at www.ghanablogging.com.I was checking out some of my favourites and found some fun and... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 20-09-10


The Definitive Travel Library Revealed

Greetings to fantastic readers and visitors to Ghana Guide and Blog.I don't know if you've heard of Wangari Maathai? She is a Kenyan environmentalist and all round bad-ass change-maker. Well, you'd say bad-ass... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 17-09-10


GTV's Breakfast Show

Hey all,Just a very quick note to say to watch GTV on Monday morning at 7 am. You'll see some absolute rubbish on your TV screens :). Of the Trashy kind.... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 16-09-10


Are You Faking It? You Know What I Mean!

Hi Y'all,I'm not really a Texan, but I do like saying y'all. And, on that note, I would love to let you know about a couple of posts about stuff you... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 14-09-10


We have just released the Fair Market report on prices paid in the straw Bolgatanga basket industry in #Ghana. Click the secure link to the Fair Market Report on Bolga Baskets... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 15-11-14


The Interview with Expatify for Ghana Expats

I completely forgot about this interview I did with Expatify ages ago. They wrote to tell me it was online in July. We've had so many problems with terrible internet... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 06-09-10


Liking + Winning Recycled Bolga Baskets

Hey everyone, if you have just arrived for the first time, or if you're returning to our blog: thanks so much for visiting. I hope you can see the box for... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 10-09-10


Win Recycled Bolga Baskets

We’ll be holding recycled Basket giveaways over at G-lish too. If you want a chance to win one of these be-you-T-full baskets, wherever you are in the world, subscribe to G-lish!... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 31-08-10


Which Domestic Airline? Ghana?

Hello. I'm wondering if you can help. We need to book an airline from Tamale to Accra for a disabled child who is in a wheelchair. The airline will be met... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 30-04-14


Recycled Bolga Basket Stars

A glimpse of some of the basket makers working on recycled Bolga baskets. The producers work from their home, usually a mud and thatch room in a large family compound. They... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 26-08-10


Totally Uncrappy Bolga Baskets

You know when crappy marketers write “Be quick, limited stock available!” and you just don’t believe them anymore? Here’s a line for you: “Be quick: Hot recycled Bolga baskets sell quickly.”... Read More

Travel Post by Ghana Guide and Blog on the 27-08-10