Hawaii

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 [...]

7 great hikes in the U.S.

Sometimes it's not about the beautiful resorts but more about the beauty of the scenery that you'll see once you leave the resort grounds.  My Vacation Lady encourages our clients to get out and explore their surroundings whether by car, bus, helicopter or by foot. On one of our visits to Kauai, we drove up [...]

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 [...]

Free or almost Free in Kauai

So many of My Vacation Lady's clients think that going to Hawaii is very expensive.  Well, getting there can be but enjoying the islands may not be quite as expensive as you think. Every time we visit Hawaii (and we've been there 8 times), the last island we visit is always our favorite, until our [...]

Kauai– not the first island you think of when you think of Hawaii

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Kauai is an island that doesn't necessarily pop to the front of the line when people talk about a vacation to Hawaii but it is probably our favorite island. My Vacation Lady has been to Kauai a number of times and we do have to say, we [...]

Colorful Beaches Around the World

When the weather is chilly in November, what can be better than dreaming of being on a beautiful beach.  Most people think of white poweder-y sand beaches but there are so many different color sand that it may be pretty surprising.  My Vacation Lady has seen many but we will never stop searching for unique [...]

Top family friendly beaches in Hawaii

As you might have figured out by now, My Vacation Lady is a huge fan of Hawaii for vacations and honeymoons.  The Hawaiian islands are the perfect combination of tropical paradise and exotic while still being American and using US $ and driving on the correct side of the road. Is it worth taking your [...]

Rainy days in Hawaii- what to do

Last month, My Vacation Lady had honeymoon clients in the Big Island and Kauai during Hurricane Lane.  Luckily, they were safe but at the same time, wanted to be able to get out and explore the 2 islands that they were so excited to see. Marriott Beach Weather Station         [...]

Romantic Hawaiian Resorts

Hawaii is one of My Vacation Lady’s top honeymoon destinations and there are many resorts that will offer the romantic setting that our honeymooners look for, like adult only pools, fabulous spas, honeymoon amenities, romantic beachfront dinners and more. So which are the top romantic Hawaiian resorts? But it's the little — and not-so-little — [...]