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]

July, 2013

  • 26 July

    Wednesday Photo Nights #17 : Wedding Messages in Antigua, Guatemala

    I love long frame photography. There is something to be said for those effects that you get when you open the lens and let nature and light do their things! As part of the wedding week, we wanted to do some wedding messages in Antigua hence we lit up some Chinese Paper Lanterns and sent them off to the sky. …

  • 9 July

    Get the pizza at The Pump House restaurant – #Moncton

    Here in Moncton, I’ve been on a journey to find out all the best places to grab dinner. The Pump House brewery | @phbrewery) is definitely a decent place in town to grab a drink and some very decent food. Located just off Esplanade in downtown Moncton, it looks like a typical micro-brew pub, both inside and outside. They do …

  • 6 July

    Chez Camille Take Out in Cap Pele, New Brunswick.

    One of the major reasons I’ve been excited about being in Atlantic Canada, is to replicate my epic seafood binges of past years. For all the food that we’ve been exploring in Moncton, we decided to drive 30 mins out of town for some epic seafood. My client colleagues recommended that we head to Seafood Paradise in Cap Pele. We …

  • 5 July

    Priority Club Promo Stacking … it’s even useful in Trinidad.

    For those who travel within North America and the Caribbean, staying at hotels is just part of the deal. For consultants like me, it’s part of the job. I’ve written on mileage running and points collecting as one significant method of reducing my travel cost, along with stacking upgrades. My reliable hotel choice has always been the SPG program – …

  • 4 July

    Tak’s Thai Kitchen, Moncton … Authentically Thai Food

    Moncton continues to surprise me in terms of things to do and places to eat. The latest culinary adventure took us a bit out of the downtown core to Tak’s Thai Kitchen. Today is also the first day that I’m using my Blackberry Z10 to take pictures for a post … so the picture quality will be a bit different. …

  • 3 July

    Taj Mahal Flavour of India, Moncton : Getting Better!

    So I’ve finished my first week working in Moncton … I saw the Super Tidal Bore and bought some lobster in the Airport … so what else is a consultant supposed to be doing in town during the week? I’ll give you a hint … Sleeping Working Eating There is nothing else on the agenda because there is simply no …

June, 2013

  • 30 June

    In Moncton, Super Moon = Super Tidal Bore

    A major tourist attraction in Moncton is a phenomenon referred to as the “Tidal Bore”. Now to put things in perspective … anything that attracts more than 100 people in Moncton is a tourist attraction. There’s a Canadian TV show called Corner Gas and it’s based in Central Canada … but if you substituted Moncton for Saskatoon, you wouldn’t notice …

  • 29 June

    Lobster Shopping at Dieppe Fish Market #YQM

    I fly through a lot of airports and with the spread of shopping in the airports, I have the opportunity to see some really unique shops in an airport. That being said, Moncton’s Airport is the only airport I’ve seen a fishmarket selling ready to eat lobster – Dieppe Fish Market. It’s an absolutely unique marketing statement on behalf of …

  • 28 June

    How I Afford to Travel as a Trinidadian?

    Southern Caribbean Cruise

    As a Trinidadian, the one question I get asked a lot is “How do you afford to travel so much?”. I generally try to redirect or reframe the question into … “How did you manage to structure your mind to enable a life of travel?”. So here is what I didn’t have … Rich parents who gave me tons of …

  • 28 June

    Wining at a Trini wedding … and more videos

    Over the years, I’ve take a lot of videos. I would say that my videos are pretty horrible, since I have no sense of cinematography whatsoever. It’s almost as though I’ve been shooting my video in the same manner in which I shoot my photos … but they’re obviously two very different things. I’ve never really expected anyone to see …