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. 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 Arts 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. Her book Journeys on the Silk Road was published internationally. Joyce’s work has appeared in The Guardian, The Saturday Paper and The Australian. Born in England, 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:

In the Footsteps of the Tudor Monarchs  |  14–24 May 2020 (11 days)

Journey Along the Silk Road: Xi’an to Dunhuang  |  08–22 October 2020 (15 days)

 

Testimonials:

“They don’t come any better! Joyce freely shares her considerable knowledge and interest in a fun, light hearted way. She is the best storyteller.”
 Yvonne Y.  |  Journey along the Silk Road: Xi’an to Kashgar 2018

 

“Superior experience, knowledge and good humour greatly enhanced the overall experience for us. A calming influence when required attending to individuals’ needs.”
Garry B |  Journey along the Silk Road: Xi’an to Kashgar 2018

 

“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