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Where have you been? Take this challenge

It's sad that My Vacation Lady has only been to 29 of the 100 places to visit on this challenge.  We've been close to a lot of them but may not have visited the exact location.  Basically what this means is that we have a lot of traveling to do to make up for the [...]

Hitting the road with kids– tips for a smoother road trip

When we were kids, we didn't fly off to exotic locations for vacations-- we piled in the family car and drove (or at least my father did). When our kids were younger, we planned a relatively last minute vacation to Disney World (before My Vacation Lady existed) and since it was over Christmas break, and [...]

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If you are traveling, you may be required to carry travel insurance

In the past, a few of countries required that travelers visiting have adequate medical insurance to cover any healthcare services required during a visit to their country.  Now, more and more countries are requiring that tourists carry Travel Insurance to enter their borders. Gullfoss, Iceland In a recent report Allianz Partners noted: 15 [...]

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Vacation Adventures in the USA

When most people think of an adventure vacation, different destinations come to mind- like New Zealand, Australia, Iceland or Costa Rica but you don't always need to go incredibly far to find some great adventure destinations within the U.S. Hiking You might not have realized how many really good hiking trails there were in the US. [...]

Top World Wide Cities for Culinary Vacations

When we speak to our clients, the team at My Vacation Lady will ask whether they consider themselves to be foodies.  Are they adventurous with food?  Will they eat from food trucks and street food?  Are they the gourmet restaurant types?  Do they want lots of choices in restaurants and types of cuisine?  This is [...]

Avoid Vacation Deficit Disorder

Yes, it is a real thing- Vacation Deficit Disorder-and My Vacation Lady can help cure it! Excellence Playa Mujeres Americans who don’t feel like they can take a vacation, despite wanting to, are nearly two times as likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression compared to the national average. International [...]

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New Years Resolutions

New Year's resolutions for last year 1.  Start new diet 2.  Exercise more 3.  Get more organized New Years Resolution broken- Jan 2 This year's New Years Resolutions 1. Try new cuisine 2.  Explore more 3.  Collect memories- not things 4.  Spend more time with family and friends 5.  Learn something new 6.  Try something [...]

Seaside in Italy- how to decide between Cinque Terre and the Amalfi Coast

Italy is going to be one of our top requested destinations for both honeymoons and vacations for 2019 for the clients of My Vacation Lady. Just the other day, we had a consultation with a client whose dream was to take another vacation to really SEE Italy with her significant other.  She wanted to make [...]

Fun facts about the Cook Islands

My Vacation Lady is working on a honeymoon to Auckland and the Cook Islands right now and in doing some research on the hotels in the Cook Islands, we found this blog post with some fun facts: Fun Cook Island’s facts that may surprise you! Cook Islanders originated from Tahiti The first Polynesian settlers to [...]

Do you use all the vacation time you earn?

It's already November 9.  Have you used up all of your vacation days?  The majority of US employees don't take all of the vacation time that they are entitled to.  With technology blurring the lines between work and home, even when some of us are on vacation, we may not be completely on vacation, but rather [...]

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