vacation planning

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 [...]

When should you renew your passport?

                Did you know that many countries around the world will require your U.S. passport to be valid for 6 months after your date of return? Others require your passport to be valid for 3 months after your date of return. According to an article in USA Today: [...]

How Airline Lingo can put a smile on your face

My Vacation Lady found this article in an old blog posts about airlines.    I have said many times that I would love it if I never had to deal with airlines again. It would make my life much easier. We found some of  these in an printed article from a travel trade magazine, from [...]

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How to Plan a Girl’s Get Away?

What makes a girl's getaway so special (and so much fun)? It's typically a time where women leave behind the guys and the little ones and escape to be with their girl friends-- whether they are old school friends, or new friends that all enjoy the same things. Remember the days when it was NO [...]

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Best activities in Bermuda

Yes, there really are things to see and do in Bermuda OTHER than the pink sand beaches.  Bermuda is so much more than just a beach vacation. So, what can you do in Bermuda?  Explore the Railway Trail- Named for the train route that once circled the island, the Railway Trail is now a great [...]

What’s with all the seaweed in the Caribbean and Mexico?

Seaweed in a natural part of the ocean but this year, it has been exceptionally bad in many parts of the Caribbean, the Mexican Caribbean and even parts of Florida. Normal seaweed in the Riviera Maya There are certain areas of the Riviera Maya that are known to have seaweed and the resorts [...]

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Carry on luggage cheat sheet

Beth and Andre just booked their honeymoon to Japan and Vietnam and are planning to only take carry on back packs for their luggage.  This amazed me since they're going for more than 2 weeks and My Vacation Lady is the queen of over packing.  I would need more than the 1 allowed piece of [...]

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What to do in the Cayman Islands

Why should you go to the Cayman Islands for your next vacation?  It will be pricier than a vacation in Mexico or Jamaica It doesn't have many all inclusive resorts There aren't tons of non stop flights there from many airports View of the beach at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman     [...]

Should you go to Punta Cana? A client’s point of view

Stephanie and Pat are 2 single women in their 50's who travel together annually.  They have gone to Punta Cana multiple times over the years and love it.  They were scheduled to go to the Majestic Mirage from June 15-22 of this year, amidst the media frenzy about deaths in the Dominican Republic. I wanted [...]

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Do you need travel insurance?

Travel Insurance- do you need it? If you ask 100 different travelers, you’ll get 100 different reasons either to purchase travel insurance OR not to purchase travel insurance.  It’s a personal opinion and an option, but when you book your vacation or honeymoon with My Vacation Lady, you will always be given the option to [...]