Claire ChaffeyJan 6, 2012
Visiting West Africa’s largest fetish market turns out to be a powerful and pungent experience not for the faint-hearted.
Claire ChaffeyJul 17, 20111 Comment
Living your very own Indiana Jones adventure isn’t the only attraction luring visitors to Ghana’s Kakum National Park
Jay MartinJun 24, 20112 Comments
Sitting in the 4WD bashing our way through the Tunisian desert, I put my essentials in a purse: my phone, credit cards, keys. Which I bury deep in the bottom of my bag. For the next seven days I’ll be trekking through the Sahara with ten Poles. What is ‘essential’, I notice, is rather different here.
CrikeyJun 7, 2011
A jewel of the Ghanaian coastline, the tiny fishing village of Elmina belies a dark and tragic past which still scars a nation, writes Claire Chaffey.
CrikeyMay 23, 20111 Comment
When my housemate came home from work with a human tooth lodged in the sole of her shoe, it confirmed what I had come to know in my time as a volunteer in Accra, Ghana: I definitely wasn't in Kansas anymore.
Rafiq CopelandFeb 24, 20114 Comments
I was strangely invited to play in an annual cricket match held in Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve last week. I say strangely because I haven't played cricket since the under twelv
Rafiq CopelandNov 29, 20105 Comments
In my defence I was very drunk. The fact that I was at a karaoke bar singing Africa by Toto will testify to this point. I am also compelled to reiterate that it came as an extreme shock and surprise to wake up and realise I had missed my flight to Johannesburg.