Podcast #014: Travelling in West Africa (Part Two)

Welcome to Episode 14 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I’m still a…

Podcast #013: Travel in West Africa (Part One)

Welcome to Episode 13 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Again, this pod…

West Africa and The Atlantic Slave Trade

I’ve alluded to this before, but remarkably, as Brits, we don’t really learn too much about…

Introduction to Voodoo in West Africa

Voodoo. It’s a word with a certain … image, cultivated by American gothic horror films mixed…

Kingdoms of West Africa

Before arriving in West Africa, I knew almost nothing about its history or its kingdoms. I’d…

Five Days in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is not the most common destinations for tourists. In fact, I’m fairly certain the…

Crossing Borders in West Africa

I made four border crossings in West Africa on my adventure – I wrote a specific…

Visiting Ghana’s Mole National Park

Africa. To the average Brit, the very name invokes images of vast grasslands, plains with shrubberies,…

What to Expect when Backpacking in West Africa

West Africa isn’t generally the first place on the average British backpacker’s itinerary, but as you…

Why I kicked off my sandals in West Africa!

As you may have no doubt noticed by now, I have a slight ‘quirk’ – my…