Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Joyce Morgan

Joyce Morgan is a journalist and author of Journeys on the Silk Road. She has written on arts and culture for 20 years.

Joyce is a former arts editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and currently its theatre critic. She is a Getty Art Journalism Fellow, and has worked as a journalist in London, Hong Kong and Sydney. Her biography of artist Martin Sharp was longlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize.

She has travelled widely in Asia, including in Indonesia, East Timor, India, Pakistan, China and Bhutan and has led successful Members tours to Java, Bhutan and China.


Current Tours:

Journey Along the Silk Road: Uzbekistan  |  12–29 September 2019 (18 days)



“I could not speak highly enough of Joyce. Her calm and caring demeanour was so lovely to be around. Nothing was too much trouble for her and her passion for Bhutan was really conveyed and enhanced the trip no end.”
Barbara B.  |  Bhutan: the Last Himalayan Kingdom 2017


“Joyce is an outstanding leader. So knowledgeable. Such a good companion. Always on duty looking after the needs of others.”
Cathy M.  |  Bhutan: the Last Himalayan Kingdom 2017


“Amazing knowledge! Constantly making sure that all the group were comfortable and that we all had everything we needed. Joyce is a natural guide, imparting knowledge in a relaxed and easy-to-understand manner. She kept us all interested from start to finish.”
Ann P.  |  Bhutan: the Last Himalayan Kingdom 2017