What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Ghana?
We asked people in Ghana if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...
"It is important to be respectful of local customs and traditions when visiting Ghana. Avoid making negative comments about the country or its people, as this can be seen as offensive. Additionally, it is important to dress modestly and to be aware of the local customs regarding physical contact. It is also important to be aware of the local religious beliefs and to be respectful of them. Finally, it is important to be aware of the local language and to avoid using slang or colloquialisms that may be seen as disrespectful," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Ghana.
- What should I pack when moving to Ghana?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Ghana?
- Will I be able to find a job in Ghana?
- What is life like in Ghana?
- What do expats in Ghana appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Ghana?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Ghana accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Ghana like?
- What are healthcare services like in Ghana?
- What are medical services in Ghana like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Ghana?
- What are emergency services like in Ghana?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Ghana?
- How are local medical facilities in Ghana?
- As a foreigner living in Ghana, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Ghana?If you live in Ghana, newcomers to Ghana would love to hear your answer to this question.