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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

  • 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 …

June, 2014

  • 20 June

    Why Brazil will win not World Cup 2014

    In an ongoing battle about Brazilian ridiculousness, I’m willing to overlook many things Supremely high crime rates in Rio Pollution beyond belief in areas outside the major cities Shocking poverty in many of the favelas, especially for a country purporting to be 1st world! What I cannot overlook is the unsubstantiated and unwavering belief that Brazil will win the FIFA …

  • 20 June

    English football fans should just give up on life …

    Many people cheer very, very loudly when the “Three Lions” … now aptly renamed to the “Three Mice” are soundly beaten. I can imagine loud singing of “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” or “Ally’s Tartan Army” or “Men Of Harlech” for Irish, Scots and Welsh respectively. As it stands right now, things don’t look too good for the Three Mice. …

  • 19 June

    Spain crashed out the World Cup … but don’t feel sad for them.

    Spain, the world champions, the double European champions, the team of the decade, are out of the World Cup . The reign of Spain is over because they were plain, uninspired and out-played. With Spain’s shocking exit from the FIFA World Cup 2014, I felt a little sad for them. The Spanish were perennial underachievers in every World Cup, always …

May, 2014

  • 13 May

    How do you keep a travel blog running when you’re not travelling?

    What happens when you’ve done an epic trip and you’re back? Or you’ve finished your around the world trip, posted amazing stories and pictures and had great stuff to write about every day while you’re travelling. Then you get back “home”, get back into the routine of work, errands and generally moving back into the daily grind, and you can’t …

March, 2014

  • 28 March

    Timelapsing Through Trinidad

    Timelapsing Through Trinidad : Here’s a great timelapse video shot in the island of Trinidad by photographers Kevin Huggins and Anthony Fung. The journey takes you from the beaches, to the cities, to the country side and back to the beaches. It is flawlessly produced and has a powerful soundtrack that enhances the amazing visuals. I’ll quit talking now and …