There is a popular saying that all work and no play makes jack a dull boy. Entertainment is an essential element in our daily successes as this helps to refresh one’s memory and boosts the mind.
Greater Accra cannot be discussed without making references to Tema because the two cities have a lot in common and are interconnected. They pave the way to other regions in Ghana. Tema has a lot of places where groups of people can spend quality time alone. How, Why and Where are very vital so as not to wallow in boredom hence TUNNYV Magazine brings to bear the essentials needed for entertainment. Tema is also known as the bottle town is known for its famous industrializations, renowned celebrities, deep history and famous relaxing and entertaining venues.
WHERE TO RELAX
Tema has a way of giving people the luxury and necessary relaxation needed for vacations, holidays, families, couples and friends. There are countless hotels in Tema such as Hotel Majory ‘Y’, 4 pillows hotel, Royal Nick Hotel, Crismon Hotel, Kaysens Hotel, Oak Royal Hotel, Joecarl Hotel, Beulah Royale Hotel, Tema International Hotel, Premium Star Hotel, Smart Hotel and many more and all these hotels have been well established to gratify the needs of people from all walks of life.
WHERE TO EAT
In as much as homemade foods are nutritious and prepared under hygienic conditions, it is rather pleasant to enjoy meals prepared by others once in a while. There are numerous food joints or restaurants that specialize in specific foods and can also meet the standards of all kinds of people in Tema. One cannot visit Tema without hearing of the following restaurants and food joints like Lick the pot, Papaye, Agbamami, Imperial Perking, Chopsticks, KFC, The Catfish grill and Hunch.
An interaction with a staff of The Catfish grill Rahinatu Ali expressed her joy at the satisfaction of her customers when they come to patronize their services “I’m very excited about working here because we are always serving one customer or the other and when they are happy they tip us and it’s not about the tips but the thought behind”.
WHERE TO HANG OUT
On regular days people individuals may not want to go for relaxations or to eat but sometimes they just want to hang out to either have some alone time, get-togethers or just sit somewhere and have some fun. Such places also exist in Tema, there is the Monte Carlo, George’s Pub, Tema We Dey, Club Osmosis, Tema Mall, Starbite, various pizza joints, Vienna City, various beach spots and many others.
TUNNYV Magazine had an interaction with the manager of Passions Ike Oginye who explained that no matter how lavishing the place looks the least respected person in society can afford to patronize something. “this is a fun place to be because people leave as late as 4 am especially Friday nights when we have live bands, and there is the clubbing room, liquor, restaurant and grills”.
WHAT GOES ON IN TEMA
It does not just come with eating and relaxation there is other activities that go on in Tema especially on holidays or festivals. People know masquerades popularly known as “Kakamotobi” usually come in groups and dance compete against one another especially during Christmas but now they take advantage of every holiday to display their talent. Tema fest is another popular social event that brings a lot of people together.