Hawaii Vacation

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 [...]

Where are you going for your next vacation?

When you think about your next vacation, what does it look like?  What does it feel like?  What does it taste like?  What does it smell like?  These are not normally the questions a travel advisor would ask you when planning your next vacation but, trust us, all of your senses are involved while you [...]

Hawaii comfort food

Every time, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady go to Hawaii, we always try new restaurants and love to try the ones where the locals go.  On our past vacation to Maui and the Big Island, we tried a number of fun local places with some great food. We thought this would be a fun [...]

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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Will the Volcano eruptions in the Big Island effect your Hawaii vacation?

The team at My Vacation Lady has been fielding questions, concerns and uncertainty about the safety of our upcoming Hawaii honeymoons and vacations. Our clients are hearing the news about the eruption of Kilauea Volcano on TV and social media.  They are getting questions from their friends and family about how safe it is to [...]

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Hawaiian Language Hacks

Napali Coast- pronounced nah PEE lee Hawaii is my happy place.  We would live there if we could but since that isn't possible right now, Mr and Mrs. My Vacation Lady will have to make due with visiting as frequently as possible.  Even though we've been to Hawaii many times, we still have [...]

Check Out These New Spa Treatments in Hawaii

Hawaii has some fabulous spas from the Spa Without Walls at the Fairmont Orchid to the huge hydrotherapy spa (Terme Wailea) at the Grand Wailea and so many more.  Many of the spas will create their own customized oils and massage products featuring locally sources elements from Hawaii.  Spa menus can be pages long with [...]

When your vacation dreams exceed your budget?

My Vacation Lady recently received a vacation request for 6 nights in 2 islands in Hawaii for Oct 2018. Their total budget was $4000 total for 6 nights and they had some points to use for flights.  OK, that was good if they had enough miles for round trip flights since flights were running $900 [...]

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 [...]

How to see flowing lava in Volcanoes National Park

This year more and more of My Vacation Lady's clients are heading to the Big Island of Hawaii and at the top of their list of must see's is to see lava flowing in Volcanoes National Park. While travelers can view the current flow on their own, officials recommend booking a tour for safety’s sake. [...]

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