Seeing double at the Ga Mashie Twins Yam festival in Jamestown Accra

Twin ladies at the Ga Mashie Twin Festival in Accra Ghana When my mom and I went on a walking tour of Jamestown Accra last year which I wrote about here, Collins our tour guide from Jamestown Walking Tours mentioned the upcoming well known Homowo and Chale Wote local festivals taking place in a few…

Kokrobite Gardens – a soothing balm for the senses

I spontaneously enquire about Kokrobite Garden’s accommodation a few days before the weekend, hopeful that in these strange Corona times there will still be space. Our weekend plans are cemented when I get warm sounding voice notes from Caye, who owns Kokrobite Gardens with her husband Franko. She tells me in her beautiful Spanish soft-spoken…

Treasures on Accra’s Oxford Street – my 8 favourite things to do and see on this bustling busy road!

Accra’s Oxford Street is worlds apart from its British counterpart you think of upon hearing its name, but full of character and life! Here are 8 lesser known things to do and see on this stretch of road!

From Cosy Camping to Glamorous Glamping – Shai Hills adventures in Accra, Ghana

For those of us living in the city of Accra there are definite times when our souls simply crave the perfect peace of nature. If you have been reading my blog, you know that I love the crazy market places and the walking tours through fascinating parts of the city but these activities are intense…

Beautiful Baobab encounters on a hike in the Shai Hills in greater Accra, Ghana

“Guys there’s a walk leaving in 15 minutes!” our friend calls from outside. It is our final morning waking up to the view of a gorgeous tiered chandelier hanging over our heads and its tiny curved pieces are gently swaying to the breeze of the fan. We are having a luxurious Sunday morning coffee in…