Zanzibar

The enchanting Zanzibar archipelago comprises the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba plus several smaller islets too. Zanzibar’s capital, Stone Town, is shabby-chic in a ramshackle yesteryear way, characterised by bustling bazaars, the heady scent of spices, winding alleyways and carved doors overhung by ornate balconies. Mix this with a little Swahili culture, the fusion of myth and magic and some of the world’s most gloriously white beaches, along with untouched atolls where the diving is out-of-this-world. Easily accessible from both Kenya and Tanzania, Zanzibar is a match-made-in-heaven when it comes to the ultimate safari-beach holiday or honeymoon.

Everything you need to know about Stone Town

20th September 2018
by Grace Wright

The old charm of Stone Town draws visitors through its winding narrow alleys, past crumbling Arabian architecture, colourful bazaars and spice markets. If you’re seeking idyllic beaches for your holiday then Zanzibar is the top of our island wish list, but the delightful capital shouldn’t be missed. Stone Town will add local culture, historical insight […]

Off The Grid Travels in East Africa

26th July 2018
by Jonty Higgs

Pop quiz… What is Zanzibar? Most people would instantly jump in with something like ‘an island off the coast of Africa, launching point for the explorations of Dr. David Livingstone, and birthplace of Freddie Mercury’… wrong! Zanzibar is in fact an archipelago made up of many islands, and the island we refer to as Zanzibar […]

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