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…

WAMDA: 500 Startups invests in UAE gifting marketplace

Wamda, the MENA region’s premier destination for all things entrepreneurial, recently featured an article on joi and it’s expanding investment growth.  It talks to our founders Alper Celen and Ritesh Tilani about securing investment from Silcon Valley based venture capital fund 500 Startups.  Learn how they went about securing confidence from this renowned organization and…

10 Unique Gifts To Send When You Want To Make An Impression

Unsurprisingly, gifting is something we spend quite a lot of time thinking about and something we often get asked about.  One of the most common gifting questions we get is, ‘what would we recommend if someone is looking for a unique gift?’  We already have a great range of the more ‘traditional’ gift choices such…

Give The Perfect Gift This Eid al-Adha, For Every Type of Celebration!

As we applaud the impending end of summer’s humidity, there is an even better reason to celebrate; Eid al-Adha.  For Muslims all around the world it is an extremely special time and an opportunity to come together with family and friends, a sentiment that can be enjoyed by everyone, no matter your ethnicity or religion. …

Back To School? The Expert Advice You Won’t Want To Miss!

Summer is finally ending, which means 2 things; everyone starts to get really excited about the now not-so-distant temperature drop across the region and parents no longer have to dream up ways to entertain children on a daily basis.  That’s right, school is back in session.  It’s time to dust off that pencil case, re-pack…

SOS: Emergency Flower Delivery Required

We’ve all had those days. Maybe you forgot something important, perhaps you upset someone or maybe someone urgently needs cheering up.  Whatever the reason, when you need to bring joi in a hurry, express flower delivery is just what the doctor ordered.  At joi, online flower delivery is something we know a little bit about…

The Best and Worst Things About Celebrating Your Birthday in Dubai

Whether you have lived here all your life or have recently made the city your home, several thousand people celebrate their birthday every single day in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  There might be many cultures and nationalities here, each with their own way of celebrating, but we all share the occasion and the desire to…