Category Archives: For the Independent Traveler

How to Pack for Your Trip to Ghana

Packing for a trip to Ghana can be tough for some people because they are unsure of what to expect or what they will need. There are of course different schools of thought for packing for travel that different people … Continue reading

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How to Get Around Ghana Part 3: Taxi Cab

This is the third installment of the series about “How to Get Around Ghana,” you can read part 1 about walking and part 2 about riding a bike.  Keep an eye out for future installments. When traveling in Ghana it … Continue reading

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Be aware, smoking in public in Ghana has been banned

In a previous blog post I talked about traveler’s etiquette when traveling to Ghana. One of the things that I brought up is that smoking in public or around Ghanaians is usually frowned upon and you will usually get nasty looks or … Continue reading

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Bringing the Eco-Volunteering Spirit to Your Own Backyard

This is a guest blog by Anni Murry a freelance writer for www.Journeys4Good.com Writing about eco-voluntourism means learning about the many thousands of ways a person can make a difference abroad. The sheer number of opportunities is staggering: helping children … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why you should take your next vacation with Green Bug Adventures.

This was originally on the About page of this website.  I did not like it there and felt that it put too much on one page.  But these reasons still apply to why you should travel with Green Bug Adventures … Continue reading

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Wanderer Wednesday #9: The benefits of using a Guide in Ghana

I am one of those very independent people that loves to find my own solutions to problems and navigate my own way through different situations and scenarios. Because of this I can very much understand the mentality of the independent … Continue reading

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YouTube Tuesday #8: Some Things to Know Before Traveling to Ghana

  Today’s YouTube video is definitely not as positive as most of the videos that we share.  But I think that it is important to know for potential travelers to Ghana, that Ghana is Not Japan, it is Not New York, it … Continue reading

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Wander Wednesday #5: Ghana Travel Etiquette Continued

Last week I started a post on Wanderer Wednesday about travel Etiquette for Ghana. We went over a number things to consider, like how you dress, not using your left hand, greeting people, smoking in public, visiting the chief, and … Continue reading

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YouTube Tuesday #6: Taking the Yapei Queen across Lake Volta

This video is an informative mini documentary from a traveler who took the Yapei Queen from Port Akosombo to Yeji on the Volta Lake in Ghana.  The Volta lake was for a long time the largest man-made lake in the … Continue reading

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Tribewanted Project in Sierra Leone

Have you even read about one of those projects you really wish you could be involved in but it just doesn’t work with the place you are in, be it professionally or, family, or in my case because I am … Continue reading

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