Takoradi is a very close knit town where everybody literally knows everybody. It is a typical coastal city and is less busy and peaceful compared to other cities in Accra. It is an amazing spot for vacationing and the people of Takoradi remain as welcoming as ever. Takoradi was just a fishing village until it was chosen as Ghana's first deep-water seaport; since then it has prospered.Now feeding on Ghana's oil industry, Takoradi (or Taadi, as it's known) is growing larger by the day. People from around the world visit the shore, both for its serene beaches and to enjoy the fresh seafood served right on the sands.
Pappy Kojo is a Ghanaian rapper and musician, whos contribution to Ghana's music scene brought a much-needed spotlight to the oil-rich port city of Takoradi. He constantly pushes the culture of the coastal city through their unique lingo and accent, as well as fashion and style, and is pushing forward the conversation around LGBTQI+ rights in the country. Frantic city life awaits a short distance inland in Pappy’s guide, from the best beaches to his favourite restaurants, explore Takoradi with Pappy Kojo.