You might be interested to read a series of articles I wrote at Suite 101 about travel preparation in Ghana. Our Ghana guide covers this more extensively, but this is a start.
Feel free to pass this on to anyone you know who might find this useful.
Tips for voltage and electric equipment in Ghana
Travel Health Basics in Ghana
Health and knowing how to get treatment is a serious issue for backpackers, tourists, volunteers and especially for expats in Ghana.
Ghana is a tropical, sub-Saharan African country with its fair share of serious diseases for which travelers must prepare
Ghana enjoys a heady tradition of brewed and fermented alcohols and beverages produced across the country and a blossoming juice market too.
Food in Ghana for travelers, expats and volunteers
Deciding how much money to take when traveling and in what form is never simple, particularly for a country like Ghana in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ghana sits a few degrees north of the equator and experiences warm to hot tropical weather all year long. Packing the right clothes is essential.
While the Ghanaian government re-denominated the currency to the New Ghana Cedi on the 1st of July, 2007, traders still talk in confusing old Ghana Cedis.
Obtaining a Ghana visitor visa before departing is the safest way to guarantee entry to Ghana as a tourist. There are three ways to apply for a Ghana tourist visa.