Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Guenmai - Help with trip to Ghana

Just wondering several things as we prepare for our trip to Ghana in March:
1) Is the milk safe to drink in restaurants and what you purchase in the store? I imagine it's not pasturized? Anything in particular (food/drink/water wise) that we must stay away from?
2) What would be good things to bring for the locals? I've come across some very reasonably priced reading glasses in varying strengths - would they have use for that there? Perhaps there would be a Dr I could leave them with? Unique, useful ideas most appreciated.
3) Will all the hotels/guest houses etc we stay in provide mosquito netting? Do you ever bring your own?
4) Tell me what items you take with you when specifically going to Ghana that you may not need elsewhere.
5) Do you ever use the ATM machines? Do you ever use your credit card and if so where? Do you travel with travellers cheques and how hard is it to get them cashed?
Thanks so much!

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Around Morocco - Lahcen Boujouija
  2. 2 Trip Report Morroco Travel Guide
  3. 3 What a wonderful holiday in Kenya!!
  4. 4 Side trip from Kigali Rwanda
  5. 5 Long layover at Hamad Airport, Doha
  6. 6 First trip to Africa in December-January
  7. 7 Tanzania or Kenya in October
  8. 8 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  9. 9 What company for gorilla trekking?
  10. 10 Embarrassing question about gorilla tracking
  11. 11 Nairobi Airport Layover
  12. 12 Child friendly holiday house or apartment in Cape Town (repeat request)
  13. 13 Trip Report Uganda/Rwanda - trip report and lots of information for independent travel
  14. 14 Interesting and uncommon stuff to do in Tel Aviv?
  15. 15 New regulations for parents traveling to or in South Africa with children
  16. 16 Overnight train Marrakech - Tangiers the same day of return flight
  17. 17 Charity begins at Home!
  18. 18 Sun Safaris
  19. 19 Advice: soft luggage for S. Africa safari w/small planes
  20. 20 Small Tented Camp under $350USD in Kenya??
  21. 21 Trip Report 2 Weeks In Iran: So Far Away From The Clichés!
  22. 22 Trip Report Just back from our Chobe and Delta trip-WOW,WOW, WOW!
  23. 23 Looking for a travel partner for photography trip to Africa
  24. 24 Morocco and Algeria or Tunisia
  25. 25 Tour to Morocco
View next 25 » Back to the top