Travel Blog

Adventure in Jamaica

Jamaica is a top travel destination for many of My Vacation Lady's clients, both honeymooners, families and couples.  It's a great combination of beach and activities with more and more fun activities being offered every year. Dunns River Falls: Photo Credit Jamaica Tourist Board One of the top natural attractions is to climb [...]

Would you like to stay in a Castle for your Honeymoon?

Have you ever dreamed about staying in a castle during your honeymoon?  Not Cinderella's Castle in Disney World but an actual castle that is hundreds of years old. Almost all of My Vacation Lady's Ireland bound honeymooners will stay in a castle for at least a night or 2 and the most popular is Ashford [...]

Packing list for Iceland vacations

My Vacation Lady has clients in Iceland right now and they were asking for tips on what to pack for their vacation so we thought we would share some with you.  Packing for a Vacation or honeymoon in Iceland is the polar opposite of packing for a tropical vacation. We've collected these tips from clients who [...]

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Airport Layovers- 5 best hacks to survive them

My Vacation Lady is pretty spoiled in that we have tons of nonstop flight options from the New York area.  But there a certain destinations that we can't fly to nonstop and, as much as we hate them, the flights require a layover. Here are 5 tips on surviving an airport layover: Download some apps [...]

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Should you plan your honeymoon destination from Pinterest?

Should you plan your honeymoon destination by looking at pictures posted on Pinterest? Of course not, but it can give you some great inspiration. Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland This article from Travel + Leisure was posted last year but the top destinations searched in August, Feb and March of 2016 (when honeymoon planning tends [...]

Things to do around Hilo if Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is closed?

There has been a lot of fear and speculation among travelers scheduled to go to the Big Island of Hawaii since Kilauea Volcano started erupting. Our clients are concerned about the safety of going to the Big Island altogether based on what they see in the media.  The media makes it seem like 1/2 of [...]

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YES, you can still vacation with food allergies

A number of years ago, My Vacation Lady was asked to help a family plan a vacation.  Sounds pretty standard until we heard that their youngest (a 3 year old boy) had severe food allergies.  He had allergies to milk, eggs, peanuts and gluten.  To add more to the mix, his family followed a vegetarian diet.  [...]

What is your honeymoon style?

My Vacation Lady helps LOTS of engaged couples plan their dream honeymoons and every couple is looking for something slightly different.  In an article we read a while back, from the Brides Honeymoon Guide from the UK, they gave definitions to a number of different honeymoon styles.   Here are some different styles of honeymoons [...]

Family vacations- survival hacks

Years ago when the My Vacation Lady kids were young, we drove down to Florida from New Jersey.  Yes, that was the first and last LONG driving vacation that we took but at that point, I wasn't in the travel business, money was tight and we were booking very last minute for a Christmas week [...]

What cruise ships have we visited recently?

In the last month or so, the team at My Vacation Lady has been lucky enough to visit 3 cruise ships that were in the NYC area and experience 2 more on 1-2 night travel agent exclusive stays.  One  of our team members came in from West Virginia to visit these ships. Why do we [...]

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