Zanzibar. For hundreds of years, traders and travelers have eulogized about Zanzibar’s intoxicating aroma of spices, its beautiful beaches, and the bustle of its Moorish capital, Stone Town. Its name alone – as evocative as Timbuktu, Casablanca, or Kilimanjaro – is alluring enough for many to dream of visiting. Just a short hop across the water from mainland Tanzania – of which Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part.