Getting crafty: handicrafts from around the world

From delicate needlework to intricate woodcarving: these crafts from around the world will inspire your next project.

Ancient relics: a selection of Africa’s most remarkable ruins

How many have you visited?

For the hagglers: Ghana’s best markets

With some of the largest marketplaces in West Africa, organised chaos is something of a speciality in Ghana.

Traditional festivals in Ghana

Planning a trip to Ghana? Make sure your visit coincides with one of the country’s vibrant festivals. 

Posubans

Author Philip Briggs describes the unusual shrines that are a distinctive feature of Ghana’s central coast region. 

Ghana’s craft highlights

Ghana’s craft highlights provide a fascinating insight into the country’s unique customs.  

Our favourite alternative African cities

You might go to Africa for the wildlife and safaris, but its cities shouldn’t be an afterthought.

On the road in Ghana with Dave Coles

Experience Ghana first-hand with photographer Dave Coles as he takes over our Instagram to share some of his photos and stories from his time in the country.

On the road in Ghana

Sean Connolly, author of our Senegal guidebook, has just returned from a research trip to Ghana (for the new 7th edition out later this year) and he took over our Instagram feed to show off some of his photos.