Yaa Ofori-Ansah is a multiple award-winning professional and the proud founder of Talking Drums.
Talking Drums is an Africa-focused sustainable travel platform and marketplace, that aims to bring people together, and connect them to Africa. The company promotes diversity and positive impact in travel.
With a passion for travel, she has over 10 years experience as a solo traveller to 26 countries, across Europe, the Caribbean, North America, Middle East, and all four corners of Africa, from North, South, East, West, and not forgetting Madagascar. Everywhere has been different, with its own unique charm and experience.
Her professional experience includes working in Development, Trade, Sustainability & ESG and Finance, across the private, public and non-profit sectors.
CONNECT WITH THE SOUND OF ACCRA PODCAST
Talking Drums Travel Partners
The return of Travel
First timers in Ghana advice
The Sights and Sounds of Accra
Exploring beyond Accra
Pitfalls of touring Accra
Transport Gripes in Accra
Upcoming adventures with Talking Drums
TIPS FOR FIRST TIMERS VISITING ACCRA AND THE REST OF GHANA
1/ Have a blank canvas and an open mind
2/ Give yourself enough time for Visa applications
3/ Get Travel Insurance
4/ Read The Ghana Policies
5/ Be open to other airlines (due to prices you get 2 vacations in one)
6/ Sort out accommodation (Check out Living Ghana, Ivi Properties and On Point Properties as recommended by Yaa)
7/ If you’re staying in a hotel, request an airport pickup. If you’re staying in an airbnb, ask them to help you