Home >> Rishiray (page 10)

Rishiray

Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). 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]

August, 2014

  • 9 August

    What to do in PEI #6 : Have lunch at the Charlottetown Farmers Market

    In Trinidad, we don’t have “Farmers’ Markets” … because all farmers sell their produce at the local markets. As a teenage, I wandered the Chaguanas Market and saw the friendliness, hustle and bustle. I was always guided by the list my mother gave me and little did I know, I was getting my first “foodie” experience, in being able to …

  • 9 August

    What to do in PEI #5 : Go to the Brackley Drive In

    When was the last time that you went to a drive in movie? For me, the last time was at “Kay Donna” in Trinidad, which has been under renovations for the last 100 years … I went about 20 years ago. I don’t know why I stopped going, but I think it was the combination of not being able to …

  • 9 August

    Bluehost sucks for hosting your wordpress travel blog #bluehostsucks

    When you run a travel blog, you’ll face a myriad of issues in keeping your blog running You don’t have money to keep travelling You lose your motivation to get on that plane, train or automobile to the next location You find that you lose your mojo in writing Life creeps up on you and changes the equation either through …

  • 4 August

    What to do in PEI #4 : Go find a ridiculous PEI Mailbox!!!

    PEI mailbox

    In all our driving here in PEI over the last two summers, it seems that people love putting up strange and unique mailboxes. For instance, on our way to North Cape yesterday, we happened to see this giant PEI mailbox. Here’s another set of the classic PEI Mailbox As we’ve travelled over the island I’ve realized that people take tremendous …

  • 4 August

    What to do in PEI #3 : Have Lunch on Spinnakers Landing

    If you’re heading to the North Cape lighthouse, you’re probably going to drive through Kensington and Summerside on the “2” (2 refers to the highway and a lot of Islanders will refer to the highway number rather than the proper name which the Veterans Highway). If you happen to be driving on a Sunday, many restaurants will be closed in …

  • 1 August

    What to do in PEI #2 … Go on an epic PEI Fries tour

    PEI is known for many things … Anne of Green Gables Rolling hills and pastures right out of an Irish countryside Cows Creamery Malpeque Oysters and …. Potatoes Here’s a great note from the PEI Potato Board … Just as connoisseurs of fine wine say they can taste the soil in which the grapes are grown, the Prince Edward Island …

  • 1 August

    What to do in PEI #1 … Go for a PEI Lobster Supper

    In building our holiday “cottage” here in Prince Edward Island, we’ve had to take visitors around the island. One of the more well known activities here would be going to a traditional PEI Lobster Supper. I’ve been to the New Glasgow Lobster Supper a couple times as I’ve found that it’s consistent, the service is fast and very friendly and …

July, 2014

  • 30 July

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

    Destination Wedding at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua Guatemala: Rishi & D* 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 …

  • 30 July

    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 …

  • 4 July

    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 …