vacation planning

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 [...]

Tips for planning a multi-generational vacation

My Vacation Lady is receiving more and more requests for vacations for 3 and sometimes 4 generations of families.  Sometimes it's for a special celebration-- A special birthday A special anniversary A graduation A retirement Recovery from a life threatening illness or just because the families live so far apart. With age ranges ranging from [...]

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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What is your vacation budget?

When My Vacation Lady speaks to new clients for the first time, one of the things we are going to ask is what your budget is. Why do we need to know that? The answer is very simple.  We don't want to present you with options that fit your dreams but are not something you [...]

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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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 [...]

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. [...]

Fun family friendly activities in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

My Vacation Lady sends a lot of families  to Cancun and the Riviera Maya every year.  So for those travelers who want a bit more than just laying on the beach, Cancun and the Riviera Maya offer some fun excursions and activities to entice you to leave the beach-- even for just a few hours. [...]

Tips on planning an affordable winter vacation

When it's cold and snowy in their home town, many of My Vacation Lady's clients want to escape to somewhere warm and sunny. The problem is----- so does everyone else and that's why the winter months are the most expensive time to travel to the Caribbean or Mexico. There are some ways to get away [...]

Best times to see the Northern Lights

Iceland is on My Vacation Lady's  bucket list and we really want to see the Northern Lights but don't want to go in the winter when it's so cold!       What are the Northern Lights? According to Wikitravel.com "The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon that can paint the night [...]