Americas

Wandering Philadelphia : Fine Palate Restaurant Review

I’ve recently started back on the consulting path and my latest client is based in Philadelphia. The last time I worked or travelled to Philly, was in 2006. I hated the city and thought it was just another Detroit or Baltimore waiting to happen. Fast forward 10 years later … I’ve been completely surprised at the revival of the city …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : PEI Driving Habits

As a traveller for so long, I neglected to get my driver’s license till I moved to PEI. This could be a good thing or a very bad thing … so I’ll explain. Over the last couple months, I’ve noticed that drivers in PEI aren’t terrible, bad or inconsiderate … they’re just unobservant. Very, very unobservant.  Here’s a poll from …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : Confirming the confirmation!

There’s a lot to learn when you’re coming from away to the island. One of my biggest pet peeves is what I call confirming the confirmation There is a classic Seinfeld scene that truly captures the spirit of confirming the confirmation. In MANY of my interactions with islanders, I’ve learned that the following conversation isn’t enough to get work done …

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Moving from Toronto to PEI : The cost of food in PEI

If you are thinking about coming to PEI, you could be mesmerized by the low cost of ownership of housing. It’s fantastic if you’re an investor and you’re not looking for work or a job in PEI. The tourism industry here is quite the staple and I believe that there is tons of opportunity here for the right person/family. That …

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What’s on special in Charlottetown on Mondays

After being here for a couple months, we’ve found that getting the latest info on what on special in Charlottetown is actually pretty difficult. There’s a couple resources online through PEIinfo or various separate websites, so here’s my list of “What’s on special in Charlottetown on Mondays”. If you’re looking for how to spend a Foodie weekend in PEI, you …

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Antigua Guatemala Ruins : La Candeleria

Roaming around Antigua, you almost get tired of taking pictures of ruined churches. If you’re on the Candelaria side of town, you can see the another set of Antigua Guatemala Ruins : La Candelaria. Clearly, it’s not as sexy as some of the pictures you’ll see online. It’s currently under heavy renovation … meaning it will be done in about …

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Antigua Guatemala Wedding Venue : Convento Santa Clara Wedding

Deciding on a Convento Santa Clara wedding in Antigua Guatemala can be one of the easiest wedding venue decisions you’ll have to ever make. It is a simply stunning location steeped in history and the beautiful facades, gardens and vista make for epic wedding photography. Built originally in 1705, it was destroyed in the earthquake of 1717. Rebuilt, it was …

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