Hawaii vacation planning

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 [...]

Food Trucks- Hawaii Style

My first food truck experience in Hawaii was Giovanni's Shrimp Truck on the North Shore of Oahu.  First you'll see the sign. Shrimp truck in the North Shore of Oahu And then you'll see the actual Food Truck Shrimp Truck How I ever got a picture with no line in front [...]

Get Ready- Tomorrow is National Plan for Vacation Day!

You may not realize that this is a National Holiday :)  January 31 has been deemed as National Plan for Vacation Day by Project: Time Off. Hapuna Beach, Big Island Did you know that Americans have 658 million vacation days that they don't use every year? The group mentioned in their research that, when [...]

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Favorite Hawaiian Desserts

It's #FoodieFriday and My Vacation Lady is starting a series of favorites foods from various travel destinations.  This week, we are 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 [...]

Road to Hana- tips

Road to Hana It's been a couple of years since My Vacation Lady has been to Hawaii and it's time to go back.  It's in the plans for later this fall.  Whenever we go, we always try to do something new and different but this time around, we'll be heading back to do [...]

Some of the best things about Hawaii

One of the many waterfalls found on the Big Island, believed to be PeePee Falls.                       Hawaii is one of My Vacation Lady's favorite places to visit and every time we return we start planning our next vacation back to the islands.  With [...]

An Update to the No Driver’s Licenses Allowed for Domestic Flights

Last month, My Vacation Lady posted that the residents of a few states will have to use a passport to fly --- even within the US.  Well, apparently, the information that was circulating, caused so much of a ruckus, the State Department put out a new statement.  The implementation of using REAL ID's has been pushed [...]

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Tips for Visiting Pearl Harbor

One of the top tourist attractions in Oahu, and possibly all of Hawaii, is Pearl Harbor.  It is definitely something that history buffs heading to Hawaii want to see and it attracts visitors from all over the world. We have visited a couple of times and on our last visit, we noticed the huge improvements [...]

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#LetHawaiiHappen

Did you know that this is the new tag line from the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau? From the blue waters of the Pacific to black and red and green-sand beaches, Hawaii will fill any bucket list. But there is so more to Hawaii than what you can imagine!  Explore Hawaii--- wander from the suggested [...]

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Favorite Snacks in Hawaii

This is a great week to talk about food.  On Monday, we talked about how to eat like a local in Italy and now we're talking about some great snacks in Hawaii.  The readers of Hawaii Magazine ranked their favorite Hawaii snacks.  Can you guess which came out on top? Shave Ice Making Shave Ice [...]

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