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Oahu’s Shrimp Trucks

Back in 1993, there was only 1 shrimp truck in Oahu's North Shore- Giovanni's.  Now there are at least 1 for every day of the week.  The garlic shrimp is the most popular but there are other versions now like scampi, lemon pepper, spicy, BBQ, and pineapple. Shrimp Truck Shrimp truck in [...]

Must do experiences in the Hawaiian Islands

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii.  To us, Hawaii is one of the best places in the world to honeymoon or vacation.  We also think that in the age of the Covid 19 pandemic, many of our clients will be more interested in staying within the US so we think Hawaii is going to be very [...]

Kauai = PARADISE

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Among the 4 more popular Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is the most lush and tropical.   Think Jurassic Park tropical- since it actually was filmed in Kauai along with many other movies.   Known as the Garden Isle, it has certainly earned its name. If you tried to [...]

How to see the Napali Coast

The Na'Pali Coast- photo credit KL Kohn                 This 15 mile stretch of ragged coastline of Kauai literally means "the Cliffs"  and  you can't see it driving around the island. On one of our vacations in Kauai, we stopped at Ke'e Beach on the North Shore [...]

Up for a challenge- hiking in Oahu

If your idea of a fun day out is a strenuous hike, then Oahu may be a great destination for you. Every year,  the readers of Hawaii Magazine offer their picks for the 2020 Readers Choice Awards and these were voted as the 5 Best Expert Hiking Trails in Oahu. Don't take the word Expert [...]

A new vodka distillery in Maui

For those of you who have been there and done it all before in Maui, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady, tried something new in Maui last month.  We went to a new vodka distillery in upcountry. We got to  see each step of the production process — from farm to bottle — for the [...]

Luaus on Maui

Mr. and Mrs. My Vacation Lady visited Maui and Kauai in December 2019 and because we send a lot of our clients to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, we need to experience the different luaus in order to make the best possible recommendations to our clients. On this vacation to Maui, we tried 2 different Luaus [...]

Our adventures in Maui- Cruise to Lanai

In December of 2109, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady vacationed in Maui and Kauai.  This was our 9th vacation to the Hawaiian Islands and we try to do different activities every time we go. This time, our contact at the Maui Visitors Bureau took us on one of her favorite excursions- Trilogy Discover Lanai [...]

Signature Cocktails in Hawaii

And you probably thought that Hawaii is only known for its Mai Tai, right? Well, we are happy to tell you that the bartenders in the Hawaiian islands are as creative as ever and here are some of the signature beverages from some of our favorite resorts.                 [...]

Free stuff to see and do in Waikiki

So often, clients will come to My Vacation Lady with dreams of a honeymoon or vacation to the Hawaiian Islands but they are so concerned about spending too much money to be able to see and do things while they are there. Hawaii is one of the few travel destinations where you can find lots [...]