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3 sides of Maui

Recently, My Vacation Lady has had a number of honeymoon clients staying at 2 different hotels on the island of Maui.  They wanted the resorts, dining and activities along the west and southern coast of Maui but wanted to get the real feel of Maui too. Looking at the map of Maui, it looks like [...]

Off the Beaten Trail— Maui’s Bamboo Forest

Every time My Vacation Lady goes to Maui, we love to find something a bit off the beaten trail and we love recommending these cool finds to our clients.  We are working with a honeymoon couple who want to spend their entire 12 day honeymoon in Maui so we were suggesting a few things for [...]

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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Fun hiking trails in Hawaii

By now, you should all know that Hawaii is My Vacation Lady's happy place.  We would live there if we could. If you like to explore natural beauty, the Hawaiian Islands are amazing and one of the best ways to really appreciate the beauty of Hawaii's interior, take a walk along some of the hiking trails. [...]

Kauai for your honeymoon?

Napali Coast My Vacation Lady loves all of the Hawaiian Islands but there is one island that  so many of our honeymooners say they loved the most.  That island is Kauai--- the Garden Isle. When you think of romance and adventure all rolled into one, you might want to think of the Garden [...]

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 [...]

Getting Around Kauai

Kauai might be My Vacation Lady's favorite of the Hawaiian Islands. Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn It's called the Garden Isle for good reason.  Think Fantasy Island.  Think Jurassic Park.  If you dream of one of the most gorgeous places on earth- lush and tropical-- Kauai comes to mind. We always recommend that [...]

Sunrise Outrigger Canoe Experience in Hawaii

When we were in the Big Island in December of 2017, we were lucky to be one of the few guests who were able to participate in a sunrise outrigger canoe experience.  There were only 3 guests in the canoe along with Josiah, our leader and guide. This was a unique and spiritual experience where [...]

Hawaii’s best restaurants

Hawaii Magazine took a poll of its readers to find out what they thought the best restaurants were in the islands. Here are the results of the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Mama’s Fish House (Paia, Maui)- this has been a top winner year after year.   It's great beachfront location and Hawaiian Fusion cuisine makes it [...]

Whale watching in Hawaii

Humpback whales visit the waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands each year from November to May.  The the peak of the season is between January and March. On our last vacation to Hawaii in late November into early December 2017, My Vacation Lady was lucky to catch a glimpse of whales during our snorkeling and whale watching excursion from Maui [...]