Top Ten Tips for StoneTown, Zanzibar

Make no mistake, Stonetown, Zanzibar, is exotic. When I was here 18 years ago I fell for the atmosphere,  the unique look and feel of the place, because there really wasn't much else to do here but wander and soak up the atmosphere. Now there are so many things to do, while still preserving that … Continue reading

Spicy cooking secrets of Zanzibar

Squashed into the back seat of the dala-dala(local minivan buses), escorted by the chatty Heelal and the quieter Sa'id, I marvel at how a thirteen seater van can so easily accommodate twenty - no, we've just stopped again, twenty two passengers! Taking the dala-dala from the markets to the village … Continue reading