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

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

Update time!

Why hello there. I’ve got a few updates for you. Listen up! a) I’ve written an article called “9 Things to do in Nairobi” for the travel website Vagabondish. The article should appear sometime in the next few days, I’ll let you know when it’s live. b) I’ve also beefed up the music section of … Continue reading

Hakuna Matata

Jambo! I’m in my Nairobi hotel now, relaxing before the early wakeup calls during safari begin. I’ll be meeting my safari group tonight in the hotel lobby and I’m already wearing cargo pants. On the flight here, almost every single white person was wearing cargo pants and/or shirts, it was totally hilarious. Spot the people … Continue reading