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by in Africa, Travel Guides, Video

Video: Essential Travel Tips For Ghana, Africa

Traveling to Ghana, Africa, for the first time can be daunting, as for many the local culture will be very different from your own. While you should expect to feel out of place for the first day or so, if you give this destination a chance you’ll likely fall in […]

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How To Survive The Trotro In Ghana
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How To Survive The Trotro In Ghana

Arriving into Africa from my home region of New York, I was immediately overwhelmed by the sites and sounds of Africa. Experiencing standstill traffic and air saturated with diesel fuel while hawkers (men carrying goods and women selling merchandise from their heads) bang on the taxi window and try to […]

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Traditional Ghanaian wedding where the bride is shown with money. Photo courtesy of imtfi.
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African Culture: Notes On Ghanaian Marriage Traditions

Fried chicken shops and overpriced pizza joints interspersed between fine dining restaurants and smoothie stores. A group of teenagers laughs loudly, pointing at something in the crowd. At one table, a young beggar asks for some food, as the family sitting there shoos her away while simultaneously bringing their shopping […]

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Notes On Not Adopting An Orphan In Ghana, Africa
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Notes On Not Adopting An Orphan In Ghana, Africa

“JESSIE…JESSIE…I’m coming to get you…!” I am lying in bed reading as the voice growls from outside my window. I tighten my throat, trying to sound scared, “Who’s there? You’re scaring me!” In reality I haven’t moved a muscle, as I know it’s just Isaac and Obeng. They love thinking […]

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Traveler’s Guide To Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa
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Traveler’s Guide To Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

While Accra may be the capital of Ghana, Africa, it is understood by travelers that Cape Coast is a destination favorite. The area is quite touristy, with myriad attractions, shops, and beaches. And for tourists looking to feel a little less foreign, this is the perfect place. Why Go? In […]

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