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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.

Fun family friendly activities in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

My Vacation Lady sends a lot of families  to Cancun and the Riviera Maya every year.  So for those travelers who want a bit more than just laying on the beach, Cancun and the Riviera Maya offer some fun excursions and activities to entice you to leave the beach-- even for just a few hours. [...]

Top World Wide Cities for Culinary Vacations

When we speak to our clients, the team at My Vacation Lady will ask whether they consider themselves to be foodies.  Are they adventurous with food?  Will they eat from food trucks and street food?  Are they the gourmet restaurant types?  Do they want lots of choices in restaurants and types of cuisine?  This is [...]

Why are Destination Weddings so popular?

Destination weddings continue to gain popularity with engaged couples. While the majority of destinations have been tropical, each wedding is as unique and special as the couple who are marrying. Their are many reasons a tropical destination wedding is so popular. One reason is great affordability. Exotic settings, fireworks, amazing honeymoon suites, celebrity  designed ceremonies [...]

Avoid Vacation Deficit Disorder

Yes, it is a real thing- Vacation Deficit Disorder-and My Vacation Lady can help cure it! Excellence Playa Mujeres Americans who don’t feel like they can take a vacation, despite wanting to, are nearly two times as likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression compared to the national average. International [...]

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Tips on planning an affordable winter vacation

When it's cold and snowy in their home town, many of My Vacation Lady's clients want to escape to somewhere warm and sunny. The problem is----- so does everyone else and that's why the winter months are the most expensive time to travel to the Caribbean or Mexico. There are some ways to get away [...]

When should you think about planning your honeymoon?

Congratulations, you just got engaged!   Did you know that the time between Christmas and Valentine's Day is the biggest time of the year for new engagements?  You're in good company if you just got engaged. This is a really exciting time for you and your fiance with lots to think about, like all the [...]

Best times to see the Northern Lights

Iceland is on My Vacation Lady's  bucket list and we really want to see the Northern Lights but don't want to go in the winter when it's so cold!       What are the Northern Lights? According to Wikitravel.com "The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon that can paint the night [...]

Family vacations – Fun in Rome

Not every family vacation has to be an all inclusive resort or a cruise.  Lots of My Vacation Lady's clients are taking their families to Europe and we will be focusing on some fun ideas for family vacations in destinations around the world. This week- we are focusing on Fun in Rome photo credit- [...]

Once in a lifetime honeymoons for 2019

You only get one chance at a first honeymoon so the honeymoon designers at My Vacation Lady work very hard to ensure your honeymoon will be a once in a life time vacation. Here are some ONCE IN A LIFETIME HONEYMOONS that our clients are taking in 2019 Scott and Samantha are headed to Costa [...]

New Years Resolutions

New Year's resolutions for last year 1.  Start new diet 2.  Exercise more 3.  Get more organized New Years Resolution broken- Jan 2 This year's New Years Resolutions 1. Try new cuisine 2.  Explore more 3.  Collect memories- not things 4.  Spend more time with family and friends 5.  Learn something new 6.  Try something [...]