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Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane

Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & Diane Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive notes and comments from my readers, so I’m just going with it. It also helps to have some great ... Read More »

Yet another I Do Guatemala horror story …

Yet another I Do Guatemala horror story …

Over the last year, I’ve gotten many responses and e-mails from brides to be about to my negative “I Do, Guatemala” wedding planner review. A regular business is only as good as the satisfaction of it’s customer … but wedding planners are a bit insulated from this feedback model because it’s a referral business. It also helps when you have ... Read More »

I Do Guatemala review follow-up : Questions and Answers

I Do Guatemala review follow-up : Questions and Answers

It’s been almost a year since our epic wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s also been almost since our exorcism from the wedding planning outfit of “I Do, Guatemala” … we’re still not over how upset we were with them. Based on the number of e-mail responses from other brides who had WORSE experiences than us … I think enough time ... Read More »

I Do, Guatemala review : 8 reasons why you shouldn’t use them.

I Do, Guatemala review : 8 reasons why you shouldn’t use them.

Hiring I, Do Guatemala meant that I literally had to DO all of the work when planning our wedding… If you’re planning your dream wedding in Antigua, Guatemala it can be a dream … but, we strongly recommend that you do your research before hiring I Do, Guatemala and Diana.  When we originally began the search process to find a ... Read More »

Rishi & Diane’s Wedding Trailer

Rishi & Diane’s Wedding Trailer

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Renting a house in Lake Atitlan … if you’re in Panajachel.

Renting a house in Lake Atitlan … if you’re in Panajachel.

If you’re in Guatemala for any extended period of time, a visit to Panajachel is a “must-do”. Panajachel, or “Pana” as it is widely known is a small town on the North shore of Lake Atitlán and along with Antigua is the other major tourism areas in Guatemala. Lake Atitlán is a volcanic crater lake and definitely the deepest lake ... Read More »

Wednesday Photo Nights #22 : Wedding Reception in Convento de las Capuchinas – Table Settings

Wednesday Photo Nights #22 : Wedding Reception in Convento de las Capuchinas – Table Settings

As the second part of the our wedding celebrations, we had our guests move from San Jose el Viejo and had the Wedding Reception in Convento de las Capuchinas. The Church and Convent of Capuchinas is a notable convent and church in Antigua, Guatemala. It is one of the finest examples of an 18th-century convent in Guatemala. The venue is ... Read More »

Wednesday Photo Nights #21 : Meet and Greet at Fridas in Antigua

Wednesday Photo Nights #21 : Meet and Greet at Fridas in Antigua

As part of the wedding week, we did our second Meet and Greet at Fridas, which is a very popular bar on Arc Street in Antigua. If you’re going drinking in Antigua, it’s almost inevitable that one night will be dedicated to eating or drinking on Arc Street … it’s Antigua’s most touristy strip. It’s also where you go for ... Read More »

Foodie Porn … Wedding Tastings in Antigua Guatemala

Foodie Porn … Wedding Tastings in Antigua Guatemala

Prepping for a wedding is just a steaming, stinking pile of stress. When one plans a ridiculous one week adventure wedding in a different country, you’re going to run into a lot of issues that require resolution. Combine this with someone who is ridiculously particular about his food and this generally leads to some type of disaster. If you think ... Read More »

Wednesday Photo Nights #20 : Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

Wednesday Photo Nights #20 : Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive notes and comments from my readers, so I’m just going with it. It also helps to have some great pictures to post … so here is part 1 of our ceremony at ... Read More »