Oahu- Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Tour review

As travel advisors, how can we advise our clients on what to see and do, if we haven't done it?  So, we did--- the Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Sites Tour in Oahu in November 2022. Let me preface this by saying that I REALLY wanted to to the UTV Raptor Tour but it is not [...]

Many Views of Oahu

Oahu is not just Waikiki Beach or Pearl Harbor   In November 2022, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady spent 10 days in Oahu. We have been to Oahu many times before but usually as a 2-4 day trip before heading to the other islands.  We would use Oahu as a stop (after a long [...]

Which sunscreen is safe to use in Hawaii?

Back in 2018, the Govenor of Hawaii signed a bill banning the sale of many popular sunscreen brands in the Hawaiian Islands but it didn't go into effect until Jan 1. 2021. Things became a lot stricter in Maui when they passed a ban on the sale, distribution and USE of anything other than Mineral [...]

3 sides of Maui

Recently, My Vacation Lady has had a number of honeymoon clients staying at 2 different hotels on the island of Maui.  They wanted the resorts, dining and activities along the west and southern coast of Maui but wanted to get the real feel of Maui too. Looking at the map of Maui, it looks like [...]

When is the best time to travel to Hawaii?

As most of our clients know, My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and there is really no bad time to go to the islands but there are some better times to go than others. So let's look at the best times to go to Hawaii. January/February/March: This is high season in Hawaii but not necessarily the [...]

Visiting Oahu? Take a hike up Leahi

Have you seen the views of Oahu from Diamond Head Crater?   Just some info on hiking Diamond Head Crater? An extinct saucer shaped crater, formed about 300,000 years ago and it's a National Landmark. One of the most widely recognized hikes on Oahu Diamond Head Crater climbs about 560 feet up to the summit. [...]

Family Friendly Hikes in Hawaii

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii.  We keep saying that we would live in the Hawaiian Islands if our kids and grandbabies didn't live on the East Coast. While Hawaii is probably our top honeymoon destination, in 2021, we are  planning several family vacations to Hawaii. One of our favorite things to do when we are [...]

Fun hiking trails in Hawaii

By now, you should all know that Hawaii is My Vacation Lady's happy place.  We would live there if we could. If you like to explore natural beauty, the Hawaiian Islands are amazing and one of the best ways to really appreciate the beauty of Hawaii's interior, take a walk along some of the hiking [...]

Whale watching in Hawaii

Humpback whales visit the waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands each year from November to May.  The the peak of the season is between January and March. On our last vacation to Hawaii in December 2019, My Vacation Lady was lucky to catch some great views of whales on a whale watching cruise from Maui!         [...]

Favorite Hawaiian Desserts

It's #FoodieFriday and My Vacation Lady is taking you to one of our FAVORITE travel destinations- Hawaii, and for our favorite part of the meal- dessert! Hula Pie When My Vacation Lady plans our clients' vacations and honeymoons to Hawaii, we send them tons of things to see, do and experience while they [...]

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