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 rishi@rishiray.com

February, 2014

  • 20 February

    Domaine Bousquet Winery Tour in Mendoza, Argentina

    *Disclaimer … I don’t know anything about wine … I’m Trinidadian. If a Trini says they know anything about wine … they’re either lying, have a wife/husband/nennen not from Trinidad or did I mention lying?* Now that we got that out of the way … the only thing to do in the day time in Mendoza, Argentina … is drink …

  • 6 February

    Wednesday Photo Nights #24 : Crushing Buffets in Manila

    When you’re travelling around the planet, you’re bound to see some amazing food emporiums. That being said, I’ve seen nowhere else in the world that offers consistently amazing hotel buffets like those found in Manila, Philippines. Spiral at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Circles at Makati Shangri-La Talipapa Fish Market If you’re looking for an exhaustive list of buffets in Manila …

January, 2014

  • 29 January

    How was the food in Antarctica? Sea Explorer Food Review.

    When you choose a trip to Antarctica, you’re going for the experience of being at the bottom of the world. The pictures, videos and actually being there is also pretty awesome. All those factors included … the most popular questions I’ve been asked since I came back from the ship … How was the food on the ship? How was …

  • 27 January

    Doing the Martial Glacier Chairlift in Ushuaia, Argentina.

    When you’re at the bottom of South America, there are actually many things to do, but you will absolutely need to rent a car, else you’re going to be priced out of many activities. For instance, I’ve written about the End of the World Train ride … which is a complete tourist trap, but still mandatory for anyone coming to …

  • 23 January

    Floreria Atlantico : Da’ Best Speakeasy Drinking in Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires is one of my very favorite cities in the world. I think I’ve documented my love affair for this city in the past, but everytime I’ve been there … I come away thinking … Why don’t I live here … ??? Of course, that’s a completely over-romanticized notion, since Toronto is a pretty awesome city in it’s own …

  • 22 January

    Trini Penguin Power Picture Post #MissionCurryPenguin

    If you’re looking for Penguin Pictures, then this is another post for you. These are some of the common expedition pictures from the cruise … Trini Penguin all the way Here’s a bunch of human penguins huddled up! OK  … here’s a Kayaking picture in Antarctica … I had to post this one.

  • 20 January

    Tobago Travel Contest : Tobago’s Island Connoisseur

    It’s the Summer Job of a Lifetime! A  Radical  Sabbatical! What? Tourism Tobago is launching an exciting initiative – one Canadian will land the coveted position of the Tobago “Island Connoisseur” (Tobago’s Island Connoisseur)! The Island Connoisseur will share their experiences with Canadians via social media this summer. All expenses will be covered and the position pays a salary of …

  • 20 January

    A Trini at the Church at the Bottom of the World

    The Russians are a hardy, tough people … and they obviously love their god and religion. When I think about the Russians building churches in the frozen ridiculousness of Siberia, I give them total ‘props” on being able on their history of building its churches and monasteries in inhospitable places. However, only the best of the best can rival Trinity …

  • 16 January

    Port Lockroy Museum and the Naked Ladies

    Port Lockroy is a natural harbour on the Antarctic Peninsula of the British Antarctic Territory. Originally discovered in 1903 by a French Antarctic expedition, the port was named ‘Port LaCroix’ after Edouard LaCroix who helped finance the expedition. Over the years Port Lockroy found use as an anchorage by whalers and in 1944 became ‘British Base A’, the first of …

  • 15 January

    Curry Penguins and Postcards in Port Lockroy, Antarctica #missioncurrypenguin

    If ever you’re looking for a Penguin cookbook, you have to head no further than Port Lockroy. There are penguins for the taking everywhere. In fact, if you’re not completely tired of smelling Penguin crap by the time you’re done with your visit, then you’re a much better person than I am. Port Lockroy is also one of the places …