Hawaii Vacation

A nice little hike in Poipu, Kauai

Many of My Vacation Lady's clients want to do some hiking in Kauai and think that they have to go to Waimea Canyon or the North Shore to do some hiking and see some great views.  It was funny that one of my honeymooners told me that her friend (another of our honeymooners) found a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Things to See and Do in Kauai

How can we best describe Kauai? Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn The sheer beauty of Kauai is its playground. Evenings are quiet with a variety of entertainment, including great dining, luaus, music, sports bars and more but don’t expect the glitz and glamour of the big city here. You’ll spend your days [...]

Our favorite dessert in Hawaii

Most of you know from our past blog posts that My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii! Hula Pie Yes, you know what it is---Hula Pie- a completely decadent dessert that was the complete and ultimate downfall of my diet.  Duke's restaurant was probably the one that started serving this fabulous dessert and now so many restaurants [...]

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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