Archive for the ‘Ghana’ Category

Safely Observing a Spiritual Healing Ceremony

Every day in Ghana was an adventure. We never knew what to expect. While traveling from the Upper West region down to the Greater Accra region, we stopped in a village called Ampabama where we were supposed to witness a spiritual healing ceremony. Although Western medicine has been implemented in Ghana,...
March 17th, 2011 | Africa, Destinations, Extras, Ghana, Spiritual Travel | Read More

When in Ghana: 4 Things to Do in Accra

Whether you are looking for luxury, adventure, or a little bit of both, Accra may be the perfect place. Located in the southern part of the country in the Greater Accra region, Accra is Ghana’s capital and a major tourist destination. The city is constantly in motion and will keep you entertained throughout...
March 3rd, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Ghana | Read More

Ghanaian Cuisine: 5 Savory Dishes You Can’t Go Without

It’s easy to say that before this trip my experience with Ghanaian cuisine was non-existent. At home I am surrounded by food from various cultures, but I had never been to, or seen, a Ghanaian restaurant. I am not what you would call an adventurous eater. My meals of choice were cheeseburgers with...
February 17th, 2011 | Africa, Destinations, Extras, Ghana | Read More

What I Learned while Traveling in Ghana: Getting Around

This past summer, I spent five weeks traveling in Ghana with a group of students from Syracuse University. Although this trip was not my first time in a foreign country, it was my first time in a developing country, and I had no idea what to expect. Before I left family and friends filled my head with...
February 3rd, 2011 | Africa, Air, Bus, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Getting There, Ghana, Train | Read More