Sunrise at Ko-Sa beach resort

Ko-Sa beach resort – our ‘beach home’ in Ghana!

Ko-Sa beach resort was the first resort our family visited when we moved to Accra 4 years ago and, after happily returning to it several times, we now consider it our Ghana ‘beach home’. Not far from Cape Coast, Elmina and Kakum National Park it is a central place to stay if you want to…

The Magical Madness of Makola Market in Accra, Ghana

Makola market is one of those places that expats here seem to love, hate or tolerate for a once off touristy outing. I fall into the first category and this doesn’t surprise me when I think back to how much I used to enjoy trips with my mom to the Durban fleamarkets. Did you know…

Nay to all that marketing but YAY for the monthly Green Butterfly market in Accra, Ghana!

Life is simpler here! One of the things I love about living in Ghana is that there is no consumerist culture. I hardly go to the mall unless we need something from Game or Shoprite or we make a rare trip to the one of the two movie cinemas in Accra. I don’t miss being…

A full plate for my first post – the birth of my blog about expat life in Accra Ghana

After living in Ghana for the last 3 years I have started a blog about our colourful experiences living as expats in Accra. I will post about Things to do in Accra and other parts of Ghana and I hope it can help those who are interested in coming to travel or live here.