Travel Tales: Lisa Joseph

Mexico - Lisa

Name: Lisa Joseph Age: 45 Occupation: I’m the owner and buyer at Me Too Please, a home and gift ware emporium specialising in beautiful, ethically produced goods. We’re also the exclusive Australian distributors of Mexican Oilcloth. You’ll find us in Annandale, Sydney and online. Favourite travel destination? Anywhere … anywhere … anywhere … and Mexico! Best […]

Casa Azul – Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera’s house in Mexico City


The only bone I have ever broken is my big toe. I was blindly texting and tripped over a wonky piece of footpath. Much bleeding, swearing and hobbling ensued; such a small thing but so painful. When Frida Kahlo was 17, she smashed five vertebrae in her lumbar spine. Her house, and the artworks within […]

The best day Trip ever: Mitle, Oaxaca


I woke up with PMS. I knew it was this particular affliction because I felt bone tired, snaky and a bit weepy. I was not expecting it to be a good day at all but, against the odds, it was. The first stop on the day trip to Mitle was the Tule tree aka The […]

Quintana Roo: The good and the meh


We bid farewell to Quintana Roo state today so before we go, I thought I would give you a quick guide to what rocked and what sucked: Good 1. Hotel Casa Ticul – eternally sunshiney staff, comfy beds, free wifi and cable TV, Mexi breakfast with espresso coffee and very quiet rooms which is a […]

Mexico: Astrology travel on tequila time


Mexico is definitely an Aries kind of place. Fiery chillies, upbeat chatty locals and a Crayola colour scheme that is the antithesis of beige. I am a big believer in the ‘vibe’ and the vibe here is undeniably cool. The First Husbandand I spent a lazy afternoon at a beach club called Canibal Royal today. […]

Around the world in 80 drinks: Paloma


The Paloma from Mexico By Dan Kaufman When it comes to Mexican cocktails most people think of margaritas – yet according to Christophe Lehouz, the owner of Pocket Bar, in Mexico it’s the Paloma cocktail that’s arguably more popular. It could be because the teaming of grapefruit soda with tequila makes this much easier to […]