Why Friday is the Best Day: Fun Facts & Fun Times

Since we are big fans of happiness here at joi, we know how much everyone looks forward to the weekend and so we wanted to do something special to mark the occasion.  Every Friday is now ‘Purple Friday’ at joi.  To celebrate the start of Purple Friday, we put together some other reasons why Friday…

10 Gifts to Make Diwali the Brightest Yet

There are quite a few festive events coming up in the next few months, but none are likely to shine brighter than Diwali on 19th October!  The Festival of Lights is a wonderful time to celebrate with friends and family whilst looking forward in a positive way.  It is also a tradition to share gifts…

Do Your Part. Take the #emojichallenge and Make a Difference

Hold on a second, what exactly is the #emojichallenge?  You mean those things on the phone all the cool people are communicating with? Yes, yes we do! At joi, two things get us very excited!  They are giving and happiness. (Shocker!)  So we are totally over the moon to be partnering with the National Program…

23 INSANE Animal Facts You Can Shock People With

Looking to up your game at water cooler conversations?  Feeling like your dinner party chat is a little stale?  Well, as always, joi is here to help!  Since today is World Animal Day, we thought it would be a great idea to pull together some of the craziest animal facts so you can surprise and…

10 Reasons Why Teachers Deserve a Gift (and not an apple)

In case you hadn’t realized, World Teachers Day is just around the corner (5th October).  Celebrated annually since 1994, the holiday pays homage to educational professionals and the impact they have on shaping the world. It can be easy to miss how important teachers are in our lives, especially if you don’t know any!  But…

10 People Who Will Inspire You to Follow Your Dreams

Today is World Dream Day.  An annual holiday since 2012, World Dream Day is intended to act as a reminder to all of us to never give up on our dreams and to have faith that we can accomplish great things.  (Although we’re pretty sure it doesn’t mean we should actively try to recreate our…

10 Facts About Saudi Arabia That Will Blow Your Mind

In just a few days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will celebrate their National Day.  Buildings, roads and cars will be decorated with Saudi flags, there will be traditional festivals, folklore dances, songs and friends and family will come together to mark the occasion.  Here at joi we have a specialist category of National Day…

The Emmys: 8 Shows You Have To Watch Right Now

According to host Steven Colbert, we are experiencing a Golden Age of television at the moment which was celebrated last night at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.  The Emmys show itself was peppered with top celebrities, outstanding actors and more than one dig at the 45th President.  It was a record year for diversity,…

8 Reasons Why Chocolate Is Brilliant (As If We Need Them!)

As you might have noticed, we LOVE chocolate!  What’s not to love?  It’s delicious, sweet and probably the best comfort food we have ever come across.  We wish we could eat it every day, but that would be really bad right?  Well, apparently maybe not that bad.  In honor of the upcoming International Chocolate Day…

Khaleej Times: Feel the ‘joi’ of ‘gifting’

Gifting for those we love, or those we just like, can sometimes be quite a challenge.  What do you get?  How do you convey your message or sentiment in the right way?  What can you do to make it special?  Those are exactly the kind of questions joi founders Alper Celen and Ritesh Tilani answered…