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5 tips on buying rail tickets in Europe

Buying rail passes for your European vacation can be confusing. Here are 5 tips to help you figure it out. European Rail Tickets Point to point tickets or passes? Are reservations mandatory? Where and when are seat assignments required? First class or second class? Europe's extensive rail system makes getting around easy and quick but [...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

On Dec 7, 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the US Naval Base in Honolulu forever changing the world. According to awarenessdays.com National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is an annual national observance in the United States. It is observed on December 7 to honor the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. On [...]

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Popping the Question on a Vacation?

Guys, if you want to make a great "how he proposed" story, what about popping the question while you're on vacation? One of my contacts at one of my favorite resorts in Hawaii called to ask my opinion a while back and asked me this:  Do I think that men would plan a vacation in [...]

Holiday Shopping in the Caribbean

Most people don't think of the Caribbean as a huge shopping destination but trust us, you can do some serious holiday shopping in many of the Caribbean Islands. So in addition to fun in the sun, great beaches and beautiful resorts, another great reason to visit the Caribbean is duty free shopping! In this article [...]

Fun facts about the Cook Islands

My Vacation Lady is working on a honeymoon to Auckland and the Cook Islands right now and in doing some research on the hotels in the Cook Islands, we found this blog post with some fun facts: Fun Cook Island’s facts that may surprise you! Cook Islanders originated from Tahiti The first Polynesian settlers to [...]

Creating a luxury honeymoon within a budget

When My Vacation Lady speaks to our honeymoon couples during our very in depth honeymoon consultation, most of the couples want their honeymoons to be luxurious.  They also have a budget in mind that they don't want to exceed.  So how do we manage to create a luxury honeymoon within a budget? First of all, [...]

Water based spa treatments in Mexico

On our last trip to Mexico, (Playa Mujeres and the Riviera Maya), Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady enjoyed water based spa treatments in the hydrotherapy circuits at Secrets Playa Mujeres and Excellence Riviera Cancun.  Two weeks earlier I enjoyed the hydrotherapy circuit at the Haven Riviera Cancun before a massage. According to an article [...]

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Black Friday Shopping Advice

Rather than getting up at 3am to be the first on line for those Black Friday Shopping deals or even spending time away from your family online, My Vacation Lady is going to give you the best piece of advice that we can: COLLECT MEMORIES-NOT THINGS!   Your kids will remember snorkeling in [...]

When is the right time to plan your honeymoon?

My Vacation Lady has been helping engaged couples plan their dream honeymoons since 1994.  When it comes to the best time to plan your honeymoon, things will always vary based on the couple's schedule, finances and where the honeymoon planning comes on their calendar of wedding plans. It is always best to book early--- as [...]

Is your family up for an adventurous vacation?

Many times, the team at My Vacation Lady will get requests for family vacations at all inclusive resorts or on cruises, because they're easy to find something for everyone to enjoy.  Occasionally, we'll get the family that is up for an adventure.  They don't want the cruises or typical all inclusive.  These are the fun [...]