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How to make delicious Ghanaian peanut soup|a Moon&Star recipe

How to make delicious Ghanaian peanut soup|a Moon&Star recipe

For many travelers in Ghana, peanut soup is the ultimate Ghanaian food and many of my guests ask how they can make this soup at home. Now I love cooking immensely, but I cook from the heart… Which basically means I have no clue about the quantities I use in terms of ingredients. So especially for this blog, tonight I am going to eat Ghanaian peanut soup, or groundnut soup. What a tough life I have!

Ghana Cocoa and chocolate story by Assan Dickson

Ghana Cocoa and chocolate story by Assan Dickson

Did you know that Ghana is the second biggest exporter of cocoa? When you take a walk in the forest around Moon&Star guesthouse you’ll pass a lot of cocoa farms. Assan Dickson wrote an article about cocoa for us. Since cocoa is very important to our community it might be nice for you as our guest to learn a thing or two about cocoa!

Walking in Ghana! 5 times Moon&Star guesthouse hiking inspiration

Walking in Ghana! 5 times Moon&Star guesthouse hiking inspiration

Guests often ask me for suggestions for daytime activities. There are many excursions you can do from Moon&Star guesthouse. These include visits to waterfalls, shrines, cooking workshops and craft villages. Read more about the excursions in our area in this blog: Things to do in Kumasi, Ashanti and near Moon&Star.
Besides all these great daytrips you can go for wonderful walking tours in Ghana, as well as in our surroundings! In this article I give you 5 times walking inspiration.

Funeral in Ghana explained by Assan Dickson

Funeral in Ghana explained by Assan Dickson

As a traveler in Ghana you are bound to witness a funeral or parts of the funeral rites. Have you wondered how a funeral in Ghana is? Funerals in Ghana are diverse reflecting the multi-ethnic and multi-religious nature of Ghana. Whiles each ethnic group has a way of organizing funeral and burying the dead, there are some common themes permeating all funerals in Ghana.
Guestblogger Assan Dickson explains

3 reasons why the Ashanti region is worth a visit!

3 reasons why the Ashanti region is worth a visit!

The Ashanti region sometimes seems less interesting to visit when you take a glance at Ghana’s tourist attractions. But, let me tell you something. The Ashanti region is more than worth a visit!
Adventurous walks and climbing and waterfalls in Bomfobiri WS, from the beaten track in Bobiri butterfly sanctuary, the Kente village Adanwomase, the many shrines, the holy mountain. And 2 more reasons in this blog!

Spend your holiday in Ghana – 10 reasons why

Spend your holiday in Ghana – 10 reasons why

I don’t think it will come as a surprise that I, proud owner of Moon&Star guesthouse, am a big fan of Ghana as holiday destination. There are many reasons that I can go on and on about indefinitely. But in this blog I will limit myself to the top 10 in random order.

Traditional shrines in Ashanti, visit them with Moon&Star

Traditional shrines in Ashanti, visit them with Moon&Star

A visit to a traditional shrine is part of our completely arranged Ashanti tour. But what is a traditional shrine, why is a visit to a shrine worthwhile and which shrines in the area of Moon&Star guesthouse can you visit? The answers to these questions and directions (with local transportation) to the traditional shrines can be found in this blog.

Spot wildlife in Ghana at Mole NP

Spot wildlife in Ghana at Mole NP

When one thinks of going on safari countries like South Africa, Kenya, Namibia and Botswana come to mind. But if you want to travel to a very divers country and also go on a low cost safari to spot wildlife; Ghana’s Mole National Park is your destination!

Ghana is a place to be for digital nomads!

Ghana is a place to be for digital nomads!

When you google on best spots for digital nomads, Budapest, Chiang Mai in Thailand and e.g. Lisbon constantly appear. Sometimes you also see Cape Town, but the safety… I would like to add a destination to this list: Moon&Star guesthouse, at Banko, the perfect...

Are you looking for an affordable ( long-term) accommodation in Ghana?

Are you looking for an affordable ( long-term) accommodation in Ghana?

Since the opening of Moon&Star guesthouse we have been able to offer a home to writers, digital nomads, people with a gap year, recently retired people and and people who are figuring things out.
From 1 month stay you can benefit from the discount that you also get as a volunteer. The stay including 3 meals per day will cost €85 per week, which is an affordable accommodation in Ghana!

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How to make delicious Ghanaian peanut soup|a Moon&Star recipe

How to make delicious Ghanaian peanut soup|a Moon&Star recipe

For many travelers in Ghana, peanut soup is the ultimate Ghanaian food and many of my guests ask how they can make this soup at home. Now I love cooking immensely, but I cook from the heart… Which basically means I have no clue about the quantities I use in terms of ingredients. So especially for this blog, tonight I am going to eat Ghanaian peanut soup, or groundnut soup. What a tough life I have!

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