Big Island

Why Hawaii might be the perfect honeymoon destination for you!

Four Seasons in Maui Why is Hawaii our most requested Honeymoon Destination? For those of you how have been reading My Vacation Lady's blogs for a while, you'll know that we LOVE Hawaii.  Been there 8 times and planning our 9th visit for later this year.  With all the exotic locations in the [...]

Our favorite dessert in Hawaii

Most of you know from our past blog posts that My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii! Hula Pie Yes, you know what it is---Hula Pie- a completely decadent dessert that was the complete and ultimate downfall of my diet.  Duke's restaurant was probably the one that started serving this fabulous dessert and now so many restaurants [...]

Free or almost activities on the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is BIG, hence the name, but along with it's smaller sister islands, it has tons of things to see and do and experience for not a lot of money. Here are some of the things that you can do on the Big Island without taking a bite out of your [...]

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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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 [...]