Six Reasons to Add a Togo Tour to Your Ghana Vacation

Lome, the capital of Togo, is just a two-and-a-half hour drive east of Accra. This tiny nation is off-the-beaten-path by almost anyone’s standards, but Togo is prepared to welcome adventurous backpackers just as much as tourists seeking luxury accommodations. Often … Read More

6 Reasons to Take a Senegal Tour in 2018

Senegal has long been one of West Africa’s most-visited tour destinations, though it is often overlooked in favor of East Africa’s popular safari destinations, like Tanzania or Kenya. Unlike East Africa, Senegal is less than eight hours from New York … Read More

Top 5 Most Popular Sites for Cultural Heritage Tours in West Africa

West Africa has long been a popular destination for cultural heritage tours, particularly for members of the African diaspora who live in the United States. With the increased popularity of genetic testing sites like Ancestry.com and 23andme.com, a growing number … Read More

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Rental Cars in Ghana – Everything you need to know

If you have rented a car in Europe or the United States, you are probably used to renting from companies like Hertz, Budget, or Enterprise. You walk up to the counter, sign your life away, and then drive off in … Read More

6 Reasons to Visit Ghana in 2018

With nearly three decades of unimpeded democracy and a booming economy, Ghana is the shining star of West Africa. But while the number of annual tourist arrivals continues to grow, Ghana is still one of Africa’s best-kept secrets when compared … Read More

Uprise Travel Promises to Set New Standard for West African Tours

Uprise Travel co-founders Musah Alhassan and Eric Bragg are thrilled to announce the official launch of Uprise Travel, a West African tour and travel company that will operate in Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Togo, and Benin. The company will offer a … Read More