Category: Ghana

In Ghana food is an important part of the culture, and definitely something worth exploring when living and studying in Ghana. Everywhere you travel huge commercial sign is put along the road. Showing happy people eating home cooked Ghanaian food, and I’m pretty sure 90% of the sign is about tomato paste. Yes, you read

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The runner up to our long weekend we got a heads up to go to Accra. Because during this week there is an international break around the world, which means that the national teams are playing qualifying matches to the Africa Cup of Nations against Kenya. Ghana’s national team or as they are famously known

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If you ever decide to rent a car and drive, following the coast line of Ghana you will notice something standing out from the ordinary. A series of enormous white castles spread out along the coast. Many of these are Ghana’s most popular tourist attraction, heck just in Elmina and Cape Coast alone you have

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I love the first two weeks in a new country. The new impressions, the new smells, the scenery, the noises and how it all connects into a picture of what to expect the coming semester in Cape Coast, Ghana. Everywhere in town there are speakers that thump the latest from Ghana’s top charts. Children as

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For 3 months my life has been in Ghana, but now I am back home in Denmark. On my journey back, I had a layover in a European airport, which was the first time in a long while that I felt anonymous and able to blend in the crowd of travellers. In this last blogpost

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Greetings from Ghana! Here it’s still hot and sunny most days even though we are approaching the rainy season (which is from May-July). Last weekend we were so lucky to be invited to a real Ghanaian wedding! It was the marriage of our field manager Orlando and his beautiful Alice.   The wedding took place

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Last week we finished our classes. After the field work, we spent 2 weeks with lectures at campus. In the third week we prepared and presented our formal presentations of our research. This included explaining methodology, challenges, results, theoretical perspectives and how we applied these. It was really interesting for me to hear about the

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This blogpost is going to be about all the good spots in Cape Coast which is where we are living when studying with Kulturstudier. Now I have been around Ghana for a while and I have seen different cities, towns and villages and I still think that Cape Coast is my favorite place. One of

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This is my research group in one of the last days in Brenu. After our fieldwork period and before we came back to Cape Coast, we decided to go to Togo! Our primary purpose was to renew our visa, but of course we were curious to go and see another  African country. Togo was actually

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We still live in Brenu by the beach and are very happy with it 🙂 A few days ago it was Independence day. The groups researching in Accra sent us videos of giant gatherings of people on Independence Square in the capital city whereas in Brenu we do not have a square like that, but

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