vacation planning

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 [...]

Heading to Greece? Should you spend time in Athens?

This year, Greece is a big honeymoon and vacation destination.  My Vacation Lady sent many honeymooners to Greece, as well as couples celebrating anniversaries, families and even girl friend getaways. So many of my clients want to bypass Athens and head right to the Greek Islands like Mykonos and Santorini.  We try to recommend a [...]

What to consider when reading travel reviews online

In this day and age of social media, it's super easy to check out what other people are saying about a resort or destination that you are thinking about traveling to but should you trust every one of them? While not knocking travel review sites (because we use them as well), you just need to [...]

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Tips on traveling during hurricane season

Did you know that hurricane season technically lasts 6 months of the year?  Hurricane season starts on June 1 (next week) and ends on November 30.  If you chose not to travel to anywhere that MAY be subject to a hurricane during that time of the year, you may not take many summer  or fall [...]

Eating local Caribbean Favorites

It's time for a bit of travel inspiration- Foodie style.  Let's head to the Caribbean and talk about some of the signature local dishes from some of our favorite islands. Barbados Flying Fish and Macaroni Pie You can not go to Barbados and NOT try their famous flying fish and macaroni pie.  We [...]

Great resort spas in the Caribbean and Mexico

My Vacation Lady has seen some spectacular resort spas and if you are spa enthusiasts, we can recommend some wonderful resorts.  When we were in St Lucia last, we visited Sugar Beach Resort.  Imagine walking through the lush gardens along a wooden path to get to your spa cabin that is in the middle of [...]

How adventurous do you want your vacation to be?

The first time, My Vacation Lady got a call for a totally adventurous vacation was about 5 years ago from a young man who wanted something different.  He knew what he wanted- Queenstown, New Zealand and knew that he wanted to do some really fun things but needed our help putting it together for him. [...]