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]

December, 2012

  • 30 December

    Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua … play by play in pictures

    Volcano Boarding? Yeah … it’s a thing and it’s awesome.  Actually, sliding down the black gravel rocks of Cerro Negro, maybe not the best idea but how can you beat the adrenaline rush of volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, the black volcanic hill. Where To Go Volcano Boarding Leon, Nicaragua is yet another city on the infamous Gringo Trail but …

  • 30 December

    Wandering through Mercado de San Lucas

    When you’re travelling, you’ll always find that the main tourist thoroughfare will be overpriced in comparison to the local haunts. Antigua is no different from any other tourist place – the only difference is that the overall price is still so low, that tourists from North America/Europe/Australia really don’t care. For those visiting Antigua, Guatemala – I do suggest that …

  • 29 December

    Guatemalan Food Sampling at La Cuevita de los Urquizu – ULTRA WIN!!!

    So you’re busy and you don’t have time to visit all the Guatemalan food markets and stalls all around town, then I have an efficient and awesome idea for you. I will warn you, don’t attempt this idea, unless you can pull it off … head over to La Cuevita de los Urquizu (The Cave of the Urquizu Family) and …

  • 29 December

    Chocolate making classes in Antigua, Guatemala (ChocoMuseo Review)

    On the list of activities to do in Antigua, the ChocoMuseo is usually a hit with the kids and the foodies alike. Basically, it’s two hours of talk and discussion about chocolate. The guides in their very decent English (The standard to English at the center ranges from decent to very good – so no fear of not understanding something). …

  • 27 December

    Protected: Antigua, Guatemala accomodations? I could stay in these houses :D

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  • 27 December

    El Marques De Antigua – Review

    Good morning from Antigua, Guatemala. Our mission for the next week, will be to narrow down our list of recommended business, sights and accommodations for our guests in July 2013. Our first place to stay and review is El Marques De Antigua. We found the location a little inconvenient, but the property is quite nice. I’ve listed the basic information …

  • 21 December

    Wednesday Photo Nights #9 : At night in the Warsaw Christmas Market

    You’ve read the books, seen the movies and heard the stories … so we can all get on board : Warsaw hasn’t had it easy. As a city, Warsaw would be the “Rocky” of cities … knocked down over and over, but it always gets back up again. After all the trials, there’s been a heavy make-over in the city …

  • 19 December

    Palace hunting in Seoul : Trini-Style – 48 hours in Seoul

    So you’re in Seoul … and you’re wondering what to do? A great way to spend a couple hours is to walk and wander between the 5 palaces within Seoul. My first recommendation is not to attempt this on a Monday – since most public places are closed. The 5 Palaces of Seoul Seoul is home to five royal palaces …

  • 12 December

    It’s 12/12/12 … so here’s my travel year in review …

    As we come to the end of the year, you can’t help but reflect on the year that has gone by. For D* and I, the adventures are almost over for the rest of the year, since we’re going to Guatemala again on December 27th. So as I sit here at the Westin in Edmonton at 5am, I’ve had some …

  • 2 December

    So you’re in Montreal for New Years day … 3 day Montreal Itinerary … 3 day New Years Eve weekend!!

    I love Montreal … it will always be my favorite city in North America. Not just for all the university memories, but for the people, food and general energy of the city. I get a few e-mail questions from readers, but I’m putting this itinerary specifically for a friend who is traveling to Montreal at the end of the year. …