Zanzibar’s picturesque beaches and rich history make it an excellent place to soak up the sun and (if you’re in the mood) discover a whole lot more about the history of sub-Saharan Africa. With a trading port frequented by the Arabs and the Chinese, Zanzibar was a trade gateway to the rest of Africa centuries before European settlement and colonisation. See the remains of centuries-old slave markets, and enjoy the white sands and turquoise waters of this fascinating island.

Rest, relaxation and zany dance moves in Zanzibar

Katie Powell won our Get Rid Of Me competition last year, and recently completed her 6 month round-the-world adventure. Read about her adventures in Zanzibar on her 57-day Great African Expedition. Prior to winning this grand adventure, I had only … Continue reading

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Zanzibar dreaming

I topped off my safari in Kenya and Tanzania with 5 days of bliss on the gorgeous island of Zanzibar, which was the most perfect way to end the holiday. My safari was absolutely incredible but after camping for 11 … Continue reading

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