Big Island

Sunrise Outrigger Canoe Experience in Hawaii

When we were in the Big Island in December of 2017, we were lucky to be one of the few guests who were able to participate in a sunrise outrigger canoe experience.  There were only 3 guests in the canoe along with Josiah, our leader and guide. This was a unique and spiritual experience where [...]

Hawaii’s best restaurants

Hawaii Magazine took a poll of its readers to find out what they thought the best restaurants were in the islands. Here are the results of the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Mama’s Fish House (Paia, Maui)- this has been a top winner year after year.   It's great beachfront location and Hawaiian Fusion cuisine makes it [...]

Good Eats in the Big Island

Last month, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady spent 6 nights in the Big Island of Hawaii and we checked out a lot of new restaurants that we hadn't eaten at before.  Our goal was to try more local food- not the typical places that tourists go.  So again, we asked our friends and hotel [...]

Big Island Volcano Excursion review

As a travel professional, I often pre-book excursions for my clients and since we were going to be in the Big Island of Hawaii, I thought it was time to experience one of the activities that I recommend frequently.  While my clients have come back enjoying this excursion, I really needed to experience it myself and [...]

Hawaii’s Natural Wonders

My Vacation Lady sells a lot of Hawaii honeymoons and vacations.  For our clients on the East Coast, Hawaii is something special.  It's far- not an every year vacation.  It's beautiful and some place where you'll see such gorgeous natural beauty that you won't see else where in the country and possibly the world.  If [...]

Surprising things about Hawaii

My Vacation Lady loves Hawaii.  It's one of our favorite destinations and we would love to go there many, many times a year but with the flights from the East Coast being as long as they are, we can't get there as often as we would like.  Each time we go back to Hawaii, we get [...]

Great Hawaii Honeymoon Resorts

Four Seasons Hualalai My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and a good number of our honeymooners head to Hawaii for their dream honeymoons. At times, during a honeymoon consultation we'll hear that the couples doesn't want to go to Hawaii because "everyone goes there". Yes, and there are many good reasons why so many [...]

Stargazing in the Big Island

In the past, My Vacation Lady has suggested that our clients could do star gazing on Hawaii Island in 2 different ways. Take a star gazing tour which will bring you all the way to the observatory Drive to the Visitor Information Station and take advantage of the free stargazing program offered by the park rangers [...]

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Hawaii’s best beaches

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii for many different reasons and 1 of those reasons are the beaches.  From black sand, to white sand, to green sand, Hawaii's beaches are unique. Which are Hawaii’s best beaches? For the last 20 years or so, people have been reading Dr. Beach's (Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman) annual list of what [...]

Top Tourist Mistakes when Vacationing in Hawaii

My Vacation Lady loves Hawaii and we send many of our clients to Hawaii for their honeymoons or dream vacations. Ka'anapali Beach in front of the Sheraton Maui A while back, there was an article in the Huffington Post about what the top mistakes are that tourists make in Hawaii and knew that we [...]