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Eating local Caribbean Favorites

It's time for a bit of travel inspiration- Foodie style.  Let's head to the Caribbean and talk about some of the signature local dishes from some of our favorite islands. Barbados Flying Fish and Macaroni Pie You can not go to Barbados and NOT try their famous flying fish and macaroni pie.  We [...]

Favorite Snacks in Hawaii

What are the TOP snacks in Hawaii? We could tell you our faves, but we'll let the readers of Hawaii Magazine tell you theirs. Shave Ice Making Shave Ice at Matsumotos in Oahu When My Vacation Lady's daughter and son in law came home from their honeymoon to Hawaii, they missed shave ice [...]

Top World Wide Cities for Culinary Vacations

When we speak to our clients, the team at My Vacation Lady will ask whether they consider themselves to be foodies.  Are they adventurous with food?  Will they eat from food trucks and street food?  Are they the gourmet restaurant types?  Do they want lots of choices in restaurants and types of cuisine?  This is [...]

Honeymoons for Foodies- Part 2- Food Tours

One of the goals we have, at My Vacation Lady, is to create your honeymoon experience.  Anyone can book a flight and a hotel but one of the things that sets us apart and makes us a top rated honeymoon travel agency, is to design a honeymoon around our client's dreams. Last week, we started our Honeymoon for [...]

Food and wine lovers need to check out New Zealand

You may not have considered New Zealand for a food and wine destination but you should. Fresh from the land and sea. Vineyards to explore.  Craft beer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=hi5MPjbgj6c Here are the top 10 Food and Wine Experiences in New Zealand:   The Classic Wine Trail     The Hawke's Bay is known for Bordeaux Blends, Syrah and [...]

Should a foodie go to an all inclusive resort?

All inclusive resorts have evolved since the first all inclusive style resort was introduced over 50 years ago.  Food at all inclusive resorts back in the old days was buffet style and sub par.  A self respecting "foodie" would never consider an all inclusive resort. Well times have changed! Now, many (but still not all) [...]

Which are the best islands in the Caribbean for Foodies?

My Vacation Lady knows that not every island in the Caribbean is the same and we try to help guide our clients toward the islands that will best fit their dreams and desires.  Some islands have lots and lots of all inclusive resorts and some we will recommend that our clients NOT go to an [...]

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Eating Like a Local on Vacation

How many times have you asked a hotel concierge for restaurant recommendations and ended up feeling like they sent you to a tourist trap?  Or, have you ever gone to the concierge and you were given a pre-printed list of restaurants?  Do you ever wonder if the concierge actually eats there or if the food [...]