Accra immediately captivates its visitors in its culture, from meaningful traditions to the everyday way of life in the city. Arriving in Accra, you can expect to experience a little bit of everything. Between the popping nightlife scene, elaborate history, and everyday rhythms of the city, Accra has something to offer to all of its […]
In this blog post, I will tell you about a fellowship I applied for in 2020 that changed the course of my life and is allowing me to earn my Master’s in International Relations for FREE (yes, $0.00) in one of my favorite countries, Ghana.
Tro-tros are the most local form of transportation in Ghana and come in handy when trying to save a few coins! Tro-Tros are mid-sized vans with seating for about 10-15 people at a time that roams the streets of Ghana at all times of the day. Whether you have just moved to Ghana and you […]
To think that half a year ago, I packed my bags in Florida and began a 24+ hour journey to Accra, Ghana, my new home for the next few years, is still insane. Month one reminded me of my 2019 travels in Ghana. That carefree, naive little girl was looking for good times and good […]
Ghana is often considered to be one of the friendliest and easiest African countries to navigate, especially if you want to go alone. While this may be true, traveling in Ghana still comes with its ups and downs. You often won’t know what you don’t know in Ghana until you are confronted with it. While […]
When I first returned from Ghana in 2019, I struggled to want to share my experience with people. Not because I had a bad time and didn’t want to talk about it, but because no words could ever explain how for the first time in my life I finally felt like I was in an […]