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About Mindy Gilbert

Mindy Gilbert of My Vacation Lady has been helping clients, just like you, plan their dream vacations, cruises and honeymoons since 1994.

Tips on traveling during hurricane season

Did you know that hurricane season technically lasts 6 months of the year?  Hurricane season starts on June 1 (next week) and ends on November 30.  If you chose not to travel to anywhere that MAY be subject to a hurricane during that time of the year, you may not take many summer  or fall [...]

Dreamy honeymoon resorts in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a hot honeymoon destination---- not just weatherwise :)   It's not your typical beach destination but rather filled with adventure and gorgeous nature and wildlife. We'll be heading back to Costa Rica next month and will be staying in 3 different properties that will be perfect for romantic vacations and honeymoons. Before [...]

Eating local Caribbean Favorites

It's time for a bit of travel inspiration- Foodie style.  Let's head to the Caribbean and talk about some of the signature local dishes from some of our favorite islands. Barbados Flying Fish and Macaroni Pie You can not go to Barbados and NOT try their famous flying fish and macaroni pie.  We [...]

Which is the best Caribbean Island for you?

Which is the best Caribbean Island for you? Wow, this is a hard one to answer quickly because there are so many great islands in the Caribbean and each one is a bit different. There is one thing that each island in the Caribbean has---- the Caribbean Sea.  Yes, each island is surrounded by the [...]

Is a Destination Wedding the right choice for you?

y Vacation Lady gets a good number of calls from couples who dream of getting married on the beach in a tropical island destination.  It sounds incredibly romantic and it is.  But, is a destination wedding the right choice for your wedding? Just a couple of things to think of before jumping ahead and booking [...]

When is the best time to travel to Hawaii?

As most of our clients know, My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and there is really no bad time to go to the islands but there are some better times to go than others. So let's look at the best times to go to Hawaii. January/February/March: This is high season in Hawaii but not necessarily the [...]

Tips for Driving in Ireland

This is a busy Ireland year for My Vacation Lady's clients.  We have a couple of clients who are looking to see the areas that their grandparents lived.  we have honeymooners going to Ireland and we have clients that just want to see some of the natural beauty that Ireland has to offer. Many of [...]

Dreamy honeymoon resorts– Fiji

Fiji is always a popular honeymoon destination for My Vacation Lady's clients. Could it be that it's exotic? Could it be that it's a once in a lifetime destination? Could it be that a number of TV reality shows were filmed there? Here are some fantastic honeymoon resorts that My Vacation Lady's clients have enjoyed [...]

Great resort spas in the Caribbean and Mexico

My Vacation Lady has seen some spectacular resort spas and if you are spa enthusiasts, we can recommend some wonderful resorts.  When we were in St Lucia last, we visited Sugar Beach Resort.  Imagine walking through the lush gardens along a wooden path to get to your spa cabin that is in the middle of [...]

Girl’s Getaways— leave him at home

Lee really wanted to go to India but her significant other wasn't interested in going so she asked her friend Kathy to join her and the 2 ladies took off without the men to go on a guided tour of India. Does that sound familiar to you? You have dreams of traveling to specific destinations [...]