Situated in West Africa, bordering the Ivory Coast, Bukina Faso and Togo the word Ghana means ‘Warrior King’- a testament to the country’s varied but turbulent past.
The first Sub Saharahan nation to become Independent from the United Kingdom in 1957, Ghana is now one of the largest coco producers in the world and boats the world’s largest man made lake: Lake Volata.
With a growing tourism industry and continued growth of exports Ghana boats one of the world’s fastest growing economies and the culture and environment is changing fast to match this status. None the less Ghana still boasts vast expanses of wilderness and wild areas which are easy, and safe to explore.
From palm fringed beaches, ancient cultures and bustling cities to elephant safaris, eco-projects and study abroad opportunities; read on to discover more of what Ghana has to offer.