[Democratic Republic of Congo's Ambassador]



[Age : 21 years]
[Town of residence : Kinshasa]


Joana-Alice is a wanderer with a passion for art and writing. Born in Kinshasa and raised in Cairo, she completed her education at Le College De La Mere De Dieu and the Canadian International School of Egypt, then went on to pursue her dream in acting at IAFT Cebu. She speaks four languages and a little bit of Portuguese. A good trip and a Sunday well spent at home is all she needs! Between writing, acting and traveling, Joana spends most of her time practicing yoga or reading.

DIVA GRADUATION

DIVA GRADUATION

DRC /

Being here in Congo has shown me a lot of things. It opened my eyes to a whole new world. A world I’ve never seen before, not even thought of in the widest of my imagination. I’m forever glad I’ve got to see the part of me I always thought I had lost in another […]

Food Fiesta

Food Fiesta

DRC /

What better than to hear the word ”food” when you’re hungry and you want to try something new and different? Nothing. Alright, I know there are better words than that but not right now with what you’re about to discover. Every country offers a variety of exotic food to try and usually there’s one or […]

Zando

Zando

DRC /

Being an ambassador is an important and a full time job at hand. You’re not only there with your camera snapping pictures whenever there’s something to capture. You also have to write something intriguing and meaningful that would keep your readers interested. Something that will be useful to the readers. Something that would keep them […]

MANI & PEDI

MANI & PEDI

DRC /

There’s a saying that goes ‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,’ and I can’t argue with that. Simplicity is key to anything. You can go as big and grandiose as you want but at the end of the day, simplicity beats it all.   In Africa, many of us thrive to succeed in whatever we do. […]

AL DAR  (HOME SWEET HOME)   

AL DAR (HOME SWEET HOME)  

DRC /

Kinshasa boasts some of the best restaurants in the country, which gives you unlimited access to choose from different eateries when in town. Naturally, being the capital of such a vast country, it’s quite easy to find what you’re looking for if you narrow down your choices. Unlike elsewhere in the world, restaurants are for […]

Women’s day

Women’s day

DRC /

 Since birth, we’ve all been taught that women could be as strong as men, though on the surface we may appear like very fragile creature. We complain a lot, we whine, talk about anything and everything but at the end of the day we get things done. We do our job without being asked and […]

PUNDU

PUNDU

DRC /

The Democratic Republic of the Congo consists of twenty six provinces of which Kinshasa is the capital. With a country so big and so many provinces, naturally there are a lot of tribes which over time, adopt their own culture. Here, people eat differently though we have the same foods. Sometimes local dishes are cooked […]

PALM OIL INTERVIEW

PALM OIL INTERVIEW

DRC /

 For this time, I decided to do something different and interview sellers in the market. For my location, I chose the market of UPN, route de Matadi. It’s a big market with everything you could look for. From fruits, vegetables, clothes and much more.   You can get there by either a taxi or a […]

Dried fish interview

Dried fish interview

DRC /

Part of my mission for this month was to get at least two or three interviews of different people in Kinshasa and allow people to live the truest possible experience through my pictures and get a taste of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When walking down the same market of UPN, in route de […]

LE WAPAL HOTEL

LE WAPAL HOTEL

DRC /

When we start planning for an upcoming trip, there are many things to take into consideration but the second thing that comes into place right after the destination, is the accomodation. Where to stay is always the question that troubles us most, especially when you don’t have your own private room at your cousin’s seven […]