Exploring the “touristy” side of Ghana

This past weekend I got a head start on my African travel resolution and headed to Cape Coast, about a 4-hour (with traffic) drive West of Accra. The weekend was a great mix of historical education, relaxation, and fun, and I’m glad I finally got a chance to visit some of Ghana’s “touristy” destinations. After … Continue reading

30 hours in Istanbul

I’m now back in Ghana after an eventful 30 hours in Istanbul, which I loved. It’s an incredibly photogenic city with a fantastic transit network, so even with so little time I was able to check two major things off of my to-do list: shop the Grand Bazaar and visit the Hagia Sophia. After a … Continue reading

You know you live in Ghana when…

Happy new year! I have a feeling 2013 will be a crazy year and so far it’s off to a good start. I’ll be heading back to Ghana the day after tomorrow and I’m excited to get back into that African heat, even though I’ll miss Canada and all of my loved ones that call … Continue reading