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10 reasons you should say yes to travel insurance

Winter is upon us and much of the country has already had some snow, sleet or other travel wrecking weather. Regardless of the season, weather is always a reason for travel delays and cancellations so we dug up an old blog post about why you should add travel insurance to your vacation reservation. There are [...]

World Wide Tipping Guide

Americans are used to tipping for services rendered but that isn’t the case for every country around the world. Did you know that by tipping in Japanese restaurant, you will insult the waiter? Did you realize that many European hotels and restaurants add the tip to your bill? Tipping can be confusing for overseas travelers. [...]

Honeymoon Planning Hacks

My Vacation Lady has been helping our engaged couples plan stress free honeymoons for many years and we have been blessed with great clients who put up great reviews on Wedding Wire and the Knot. What are some of the top tips to help make honeymoon planning easy? Research some destinations that interest you.  Check [...]

Eat like a local in Rome

What can be better than visiting Italy?  Eating the food in Italy! Here are some tips that will help you eat like a local: Choose the right restaurant-- When the sign says Authentic Trattoria but the menu is in 12 different languages, walk on by When there is a "host" standing in the front (or [...]

Wellness vacations have come a long way

Wellness travel has come a long way from packing a pair of sneakers in your luggage to squeeze in a morning run or work out in a cramped hotel gym. Travelers can now escape the craziness of the modern world to blissful yoga retreats in the rain forests of Costa Rica or the jungles of [...]

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Where should you go for your honeymoon?

My Vacation Lady has been helping our engaged couples plan their dream honeymoons since 1994 to places all over the world. One of the things that really helps us to narrow down our couple's honeymoon destination is based on what activities and experiences they want during their honeymoons. Here are some (but not all) ideas [...]

USA’s most impressive waterfalls

Who doesn't love a waterfall? Of coursed you've heard of Niagara Falls.  You might have even read stories about people going over Niagara Falls in barrels and living to talk about it.  Not what I would normally do on a vacation but.... Some of the most impressive waterfalls that My Vacation Lady has ever seen [...]

Do you pack too much for your vacations?

My Vacation Lady is the Queen of over packing. We can never figure how our clients can pack for a vacation using just a carry on.  Liz and Andre traveled to Japan and Vietnam for 2 weeks using only carry on luggage. The only 1 time that I every traveled with only a carry on [...]

Honeymoon Worthy Experiences in Italy

Italy is a dream honeymoon destination. Who doesn't think of romance when you think of the Amalfi Coast or the Tuscany regions of Italy?  What about a private gondola ride in Venice? Breakfast in Ravello                                 What are [...]