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Rishiray

Rishi Sankar is a PeopleSoft HRMS Project Manager and Oracle Solution Architect. Over the past 10+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 2 major consulting firms. He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at [email protected]

April, 2016

  • 12 April

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

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    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 …

  • 10 April

    Adventures in moving from Toronto to PEI : Honesty isn’t the best policy here

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    In my semi-ongoing series on our transition in moving from Toronto to PEI, I’ve found a lot of similarities between Trinidad and Prince Edward Island. For instance If you didn’t grow up on the island and your parents didn’t grow up here, you’ll never be an “islander”. In Trinidad, it came from our fundamental mistrust of foreigners. In PEI, it …

March, 2016

  • 24 March

    What’s on special in Charlottetown on Mondays

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    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 …

  • 3 March

    Antigua Guatemala Ruins : La Candeleria

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    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 …

  • 2 March

    Antigua Guatemala Wedding Venue : Convento Santa Clara Wedding

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    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 …

  • 2 March

    16 things to do in Antigua Guatemala

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    I was having a conversation with my cousin this week and he asked to describe Antigua and what it would be similar to in his experience. I thought to myself … I’ve never really put together a high level description of the place or things to do in Antigua Guatemala … so here goes. Antigua is something of a bohemian/backpacker/budget traveller …

February, 2016

  • 28 February

    It’s 6 a.m. … and there’s bells in the morning in Antigua Guatemala?

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    Yes, it’s 6 a.m. … and there’s bells in the morning in Antigua Guatemala … so if you’re looking for a good night’s sleep in Antigua, Guatemala … here’s a few pointers: Avoid Hotels/Houses close to the churches in Antigua as the Bells for the churches start at 5:45 every morning. Avoid hotels on the Chicken bus routes. Two main routes …

December, 2015

  • 13 December

    Travelling with a kid would suck if we had the wrong kid …

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    When Mitchell was born, I had ideas about travelling the world with the family and having him learn things on the road. This family blog : “Family without Borders” chronicles the adventures of a fairly young couple and their two very young children … don’t they look amazing? With their young children and all these exotic adventures … they either have …

November, 2015

  • 13 November

    Adventures in moving from Toronto to PEI : PEI Alcohol sticker shock

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    Since I got my own place in Toronto, I’ve had a fully stocked bar onsite. When you’re single, hosting parties and people at your place is highly convenient, highly social and all round beneficial. The price I paid to have my alcohol stocks at the condo, was definitely less than the social utility gained. When you’re married, having your stocks …

  • 11 November

    Adventures in moving from Toronto to PEI : Starting Over without Chinese Food

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    It’s been 19 days since we moved to Stratford, PE!!! It could have been 6 months ago and I wouldn’t have known the difference. Over the last 19 days, we’ve done nothing that would be considered noteworthy from a travel blog perspective. Our days have no formal structure aside from the development of a free form mandatory construct known as …