Category Archives for Ghana

Top five foodie travel moments from the African continent

Last Wednesday I joined the Twitter chat #AfriTravel, and the subject for the chat was African cuisine. It is my absolute favourite travel topic, and it brought back many nice memories from my travels, and gave me inspiration and tips from others to keep exploring. With so many foodie memories fresh in mind, here is […]

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Photo Essay – War dance in Ghana

The most fascinating part about travel is to experience how people from different cultures live, and it is a great honor to be invited to special occasions and rituals in other cultures. Make sure not to miss the videos of the war dance in the end of the post! When I was living in Bolgatanga, […]

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Happy New Year and recap of 2014

I hope all of you have had a great start of the New Year. I celebrated the New Year in Ghana, where I was also celebrating last year. Between the two celebrations, a lot has happened though, and it has been a good and exciting year for me with lots of changes. The first five […]

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AfriTravel Moments

When you travel to Africa, make sure to bring some patience and humor, and do not expect things to be the way you´re used to! Expect to have fun, though. I have fallen in love with a continent. Africa is a fascinating and diverse continent, which will never stop to surprise me. This post is […]

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Travel Photo – Metro Mass

The orange buses of Metro Mass can be seen in large parts of Ghana, and they are all old and have done their time on the dusty roads. They are very popular among locals because they are on the cheaper side, and in the rural areas there are not many options but trotros or the […]

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Ghanaian cuisine the veggie way – trainee at Baobab restaurant

After almost a year in Ghana I can tell you one thing: if you don´t eat meat, you will have a limited choice of local dishes to choose from. Even food which does not contain meat, will be boiled with bones “to give taste”, or they will saturate it with maggi borth cubes cubes for […]

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Travel Photo – Colorful fabrics

If you explore the markets of Ghana, you will see the colorful fabrics everywhere. I love the mix of traditional patterns, and the 70´s inspired modern fabrics. They are quite affordable too, from 5 to 20 GHC per yard. If you´re in Accra, Makola market is a good place to go for fabric shopping, but […]

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Ghanaian recipe: red-red

Red-red is a popular dish in Ghana, and it is normally made vegetarian. To my knowledge, the spots in Ghana will prepare this dish without any broth from meat or fish, but you never know…. If you want to be sure to avoid meat and fish, ask them if they use meat or broth from […]

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Ghanaian recipe: groundnut soup

Groundnut soup is common to find in every chop bar in Ghana, but unfortunately all soups are cooked with meat or fish. To eat great veggie groundnut soup I go to either to Asaase Pa or Rising Phoenix in Accra – or I cook it myself! Just a few weeks ago I got the chance […]

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Adventure junkies climbing Mount Afadjato

Most times when I travel I enjoy the flexibility of being a solo traveler – you make your own plans, and you can change the plan last minute if you feel like. However, sometimes I love to join a group to hook up with other people – but I´m careful when I choose the operators […]

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