Joy Adventures

Zanzibar is the place to go if you want to lose yourself, in a paradise that envelopes you in their culture and makes you feel like you could exist there and...

There is also a glaring absence of female artists present within the galleries. Historically, female artists and art work would have been difficult to come by but surely they could have...

First Impression: Is this a city or a collection of mountain towns? Muscat is so spread out, it’s difficult to get a feel for the place as a city.    Everyone we...

First Impression: I arrived at the butt crack of dawn and to be honest, in downtown Amman, I was intimidated by the near empty streets and every second man yelling out...

First Impression: Stunning mountain landscape and seaside paradise. No one spoke French with me but all the road signs are in French….found this odd. Where I stayed: L’Echo des Vagues, across the...

Harare, Zimbabwe First Impression: So green, but the city definitely had a depression era vibe, especially surrounding the banks.  Otherwise quite orderly and well kept. Where I stayed:  It’s a Small...

Goma, and The Virunga, Democratic Republic of the Congo  (Congo-Kinshasa)  First Impression: Well it’s the Congo so my first impression was definitely mired by the country’s reputation but once I took...

Once in awhile something comes along that gives me a very unusual sense of regret, like when I discovered quick dry towels and thought about how many times on past trips...