Oahu- Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Tour review

As travel advisors, how can we advise our clients on what to see and do, if we haven't done it?  So, we did--- the Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Sites Tour in Oahu in November 2022. Let me preface this by saying that I REALLY wanted to to the UTV Raptor Tour but it is not [...]

Many Views of Oahu

Oahu is not just Waikiki Beach or Pearl Harbor   In November 2022, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady spent 10 days in Oahu. We have been to Oahu many times before but usually as a 2-4 day trip before heading to the other islands.  We would use Oahu as a stop (after a long [...]

Why Hawaii might be the perfect honeymoon destination for you!

Four Seasons in Maui Why is Hawaii our most requested Honeymoon Destination? For those of you how have been reading My Vacation Lady's blogs for a while, you'll know that we LOVE Hawaii.  Been there 8 times and planning our 9th visit for later this year.  With all the exotic locations in the [...]

Top Oahu Activities

As the 4th post of this series, My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and we think that the island of Oahu is the most under rated island of the 4 main Hawaiian Islands.  Oahu is so much more than just Pearl Harbor or Waikiki. You can spend your entire vacation or honeymoon at Waikiki Beach but with so [...]

Traveling to Hawaii has some loopholes

My Vacation Lady was so excited that Hawaii was reopening to tourism on Oct 15, but it seems that not all of the islands are on the same page. Sunrise over Haleakala What you need to know: You will need to take a Covid test within 72 hours of the time of the [...]

Surprising things about Hawaii

We are anxiously awaiting the time when Americans will be able to safely travel to Hawaii during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Until we can, you can always dream.  Here is a recycled blog post from when times were "normal" My Vacation Lady loves Hawaii.  It's one of our favorite destinations and we would love to go [...]

Oahu’s Shrimp Trucks

Back in 1993, there was only 1 shrimp truck in Oahu's North Shore- Giovanni's.  Now there are at least 1 for every day of the week.  The garlic shrimp is the most popular but there are other versions now like scampi, lemon pepper, spicy, BBQ, and pineapple. Shrimp Truck Shrimp truck in [...]

Up for a challenge- hiking in Oahu

If your idea of a fun day out is a strenuous hike, then Oahu may be a great destination for you. Every year,  the readers of Hawaii Magazine offer their picks for the 2020 Readers Choice Awards and these were voted as the 5 Best Expert Hiking Trails in Oahu. Don't take the word Expert [...]

Best desserts in Oahu and where to find them

Oahu has tons of restaurants but some of the best desserts may not be in a restaurant at all. Here are some of the BEST Oahu desserts! Shave Ice Shave ice is a Hawaiian specialty  but a truly epic experience involves a drive to Oahu’s North Shore.   Matsumoto Shave Ice has been serving this famous [...]

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Signature Cocktails in Hawaii

And you probably thought that Hawaii is only known for its Mai Tai, right? Well, we are happy to tell you that the bartenders in the Hawaiian islands are as creative as ever and here are some of the signature beverages from some of our favorite resorts.                 [...]

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