One of the joys about eating in Zanzibar is that everything is fresh and seasonal (if you steer clear of locally coveted Middle Eastern imports such as the kitschily-named 'American Garden' brand of products). True, many vegetables in the main market are imported from the Tanzanian mainland, where more pesticide is used, so give them a good scrub, but seasonality is generally still assured. Read more »
Zanzibar, one of the most beautiful islands on earth. Anyone would be fortunate to visit and even luckier to have the chance to own even a small piece of this heaven on earth.
However, there is no avoiding the uncomfortable realisation that enjoyment of such beauty comes with a personal price tag, not in dollars spent, but in moments taken considering the unmet needs of the island’s local population. Read more »