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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 [...]

Where are you going for your next vacation?

When you think about your next vacation, what does it look like?  What does it feel like?  What does it taste like?  What does it smell like?  These are not normally the questions a travel advisor would ask you when planning your next vacation but, trust us, all of your senses are involved while you [...]

Survival tips for Winter Honeymoons

With the weather in the teens or below in many parts of the country and snow blanketing the ground, My Vacation Lady has some tips for surviving a winter honeymoon. Take a nonstop flight. If you can't take a nonstop flight, allow a longer connection time that you might typically allow.  We recommend a minimum [...]

Last minute gift ideas for lovers of travel

We posted this last year but we know that there are many of you who haven't yet purchased all of your holiday gifts.  Yes, we know that it's Dec 21 and Christmas is only 4 days away but there is still time to get your travel lover some great gifts this year. Marie Claire posted [...]

Top honeymoon requests for 2019

The honeymoon specialists at My Vacation Lady have been working tirelessly for months planning honeymoons for our engaged couples getting married in 2019.  So what are our most requested honeymoon destinations for 2019?  HawaiiBaliThailandGreeceItalyBora BoraSt LuciaFijiSouth Pacific- Australia/New ZealandCroatiaThe Caribbean Do any of these destinations sound like they may be your dream honeymoon destination?  Let [...]

Seaside in Italy- how to decide between Cinque Terre and the Amalfi Coast

Italy is going to be one of our top requested destinations for both honeymoons and vacations for 2019 for the clients of My Vacation Lady. Just the other day, we had a consultation with a client whose dream was to take another vacation to really SEE Italy with her significant other.  She wanted to make [...]

Kauai– not the first island you think of when you think of Hawaii

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Kauai is an island that doesn't necessarily pop to the front of the line when people talk about a vacation to Hawaii but it is probably our favorite island. My Vacation Lady has been to Kauai a number of times and we do have to say, we [...]

What can you get for a $10,000 honeymoon budget?

So many times, we, at My Vacation Lady, will get asked what a normal honeymoon budget is.  Well, to be honest, there is no normal honeymoon budget.  Every honeymoon that we design is customized around our client's dreams and budgets.  For some of our honeymooners, $10,000 is a budget that they are considering and are [...]

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 [...]