I’ve been a bit of a busy bee the last several months. I left Ghana and headed to South Africa and then the United Arab Emirates for a few weeks of vacation before finally packing all of my things and leaving Ghana for good. I had a great time (nearly eight months) in and around […]
Travel stories and other travel related posts and discussion from an African American/Black solo female traveler.
Sometimes you just want to get away. And it doesn’t really matter where. Just somewhere warm, with a beach. Maybe gambling and golf too, if that kind of thing suits your fancy. For many people time and budget are one of the biggest constraints to getting this getaway booked. Instead searching randomly for a million […]
I’m no Oprah. I’m not passing out free cars or giving away all expenses paid vacations. I haven’t built a school for girls in Africa or started my own TV network. And I certainly don’t have her bank account…yet! BUT, despite the differences between me and Ms. O, there is one thing we do have in […]
What comes to mind when you think of life in Africa? Be honest. Is it extreme poverty, starving children and squalor a la Save the Children? How about political corruption, religious war and tribal conflict? Or maybe African life evokes images of wild, exotic animals roaming free? Whatever it is, it can’t be modern or […]
I can’t believe it’s already been 5 months and I still haven’t really written anything about Ghana. Forgive me? Hopefully this will make it up to you… I’ll be spending the next few weeks covering my time in Accra in a series called THIS is Africa: Life in Accra, Ghana. In this week’s post, I talk about the […]