Stone Town has plenty of restaurants and I picked these for either the food, ambiance or the view. Read on… … Continue reading Stone Town Restaurants: My Top 5 Picks
December’s the season for pineapples in Zanzibar! The markets are full of pineapples and if you’re driving through the countryside … Continue reading Zanzibar|The juiciest fruit of the season
November is the season when the short rains come to Zanzibar. They range from a drizzle, to a downpour or … Continue reading Stone Town in November: What can you do in the rains?
Sitting here at the Terrace Restaurant of the Maru Maru Hotel, I get a 360 degree panoramic view of Stone … Continue reading Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar
Walking down one of the lanes in Stone Town I came across a Tinga Tinga painter, painting fish in a … Continue reading The Tinga Tinga Story
An eerie silence has descended over Stone Town since 25th October 2015, the day of voting. Shops have been closed … Continue reading Elections in Zanzibar
It’s a sunny Sunday morning and as I enter the former Slave Market Site in Stone Town, I hear music … Continue reading Stone Town’s Former Slave Market Site: A poignant reminder of Zanzibar’s dark history