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…

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…

10 Ways To Keep Everyone Entertained This Summer

When the temperature rises during the summer months, beach trips, water sports and outdoor activities become rather hard to keep up and it can seem like there is little to keep you and your loved ones entertained during the heat wave.  This can be particularly taxing on families who have little ones out on school…

10 Reasons You Should Buy Someone a Gift RIGHT NOW!

Who doesn’t LOVE getting a gift?  It has to be one of the most wonderful things in life.  Firstly, it’s usually a surprise and then it shows that someone is thinking of you and (fingers crossed) it is something great!  There are so many traditional reasons to send someone a gift, for their birthday, to…

5 Reasons #SummerRules (Seriously, We Mean It!)

It hardly seems fair does it? Ramadan is over, Eid has been celebrated and there are still 2 full months of the special UAE summer ahead of us.  In some ways, the humidity is JUST GETTING STARTED.  Of course now there is commonly a max exodus as people try to avoid the temperature spike, families…

The ‘joi’ of Motherhood

It isn’t always easy being a mom, there are definitely good days and bad days and most people consider motherhood to be the hardest job in the whole world. In honor of Mother’s Day, and celebrating the amazing women in our lives, we asked them to tell us what their favorite bits of being a…