BATIK MAKING

BATIK MAKING

Ghanaians clothed in lively colours and complex patterns are an essential part of Accra’s landscape. There are numerous forms of fabric printing, though one of the most popular forms in Ghana and other parts of West Africa is Batik. In trying to spend my unemployed days doing varied activities, my friend and I decided to do [...]

MOUNTAIN BIKING IN SHAI HILLS

MOUNTAIN BIKING IN SHAI HILLS

Last weekend we decided to escape the hustle and bustle of Accra and headed to Shai Hills Reserve for some adventure mountain biking. As much as eating my way through Accra’s restaurants is delicious, I am also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys thrill-seeking experiences too. The half day mountain biking, was booked through TasteMakersAfrica though [...]

LOVE CAFÉ KWAE

LOVE CAFÉ KWAE

I stumbled across Café Kwae a few weeks ago and it was love at first sight! A sign advertising “100% pure organic matcha” had me “head-over-heels”. I absolutely love matcha after becoming seriously addicted while living in Barcelona (will have to write about some of favourite Barcelona matcha spots). This adorably cute spot, which strikes [...]

AKWAABA ACCRA

AKWAABA ACCRA

Akwaaba Accra - Welcome to Accra I had intended to write a post after my first week in Ghana and it then evolved to “my first month in Ghana” but I finally completed writing this post six weeks after having arrived here. The weeks have just flown by and I have been procrastinating at getting [...]