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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]

October, 2012

  • 4 October

    Going to Cappadocia, then stay in a cave … Yunak Evleri review – Suite 106

    Travellers get to experience many things on the road : food, culture, adventure. I’m not ashamed to say that one of my favorite aspects of travelling is the actual stay in great or different hotels. I’ve stayed in many types of hotels over the years ranging from a water bungalow in the Maldives, Bono’s room in Finland to an ice …

September, 2012

  • 28 September

    The “day of” D* and Rishi’s Anthony Hamilton Proposal

    Pulling off THE proposal at the end of an Anthony Hamilton concert was the culmination of a full development project plan. That being said … I did wage a twitter, email, phone and blog campaign to pull this off … here is the letter I wrote him from my blog. In fact, I have to say that it was the …

  • 9 September

    Here’s how to absolutely rock 14 hours in Istanbul – a complete how to guide

    Note : This is a picture intensive post, so allow for a little load time on this one! So you’re here in Istanbul and there are 5000 possible things to do and see in this remarkably old city. You have done your research and you have your short list of things to do. Here’s how to rock 12 to 14 …

  • 5 September

    How to spend an afternoon on Lake Coatepeque

    In spending two or three days in El Salvador, I would highly recommend going to Lake Coatepeque for a day and night. For those Trinis who love a “River Lime” … then if you’re ever in El Salvador – this would be the perfect compromise. There are lake houses you can rent cheaply and bring your own stove and food. …

  • 4 September

    10 tips to make Angkor Wat more comfortable

    So after getting into Siam Reap from Hong Kong, we checked into the Le Meridien Angkor Wat. The transport to the hotel in taxi was 7 USD and takes about 20-30 minutes. The hotel seems to be brand new and the welcoming was great. We were greeted and asked to sit down in a sofa. After handing over the passport …

August, 2012

  • 30 August

    El Salvador … I admit I was wrong … you can absolutely rock 24 hours here

    It’s true people. I can admit when I was utterly and completely wrong!! It’s not often that I am taken by surprise by any place. In fact, I’m usually the one crapping on other place by calling them “overrated”, as there are a lot of these places masquerading as magical destinations of wonderment. However, today I completely underestimated El Salvador …

  • 27 August

    Walking the ruins in Delos … How to get from Mykonos to Delos

    On our mini Greek adventure, we stopped on the island of Mykonos. It’s pretty famous for the beaches and being quite the gay boy haven. Even the beaches are very well known … Super Paradise, Platis Gialos and Elia are very popular with tourists. The music is pumping all day long and there are tons and tons of bars on …

  • 25 August

    Touring the Acropolis in July and August is torture …

    As I’ve mentioned in other posts, being in the Mediterranean during July and August is really setting up yourself for multiple forms of torture, in that you’re going to be subjected to crowds, higher prices, low availability and brutally hot weather. Although this is one form of pain, you will also get spectacular pictures because the lighting and the weather …

  • 24 August

    Edgewalk Toronto review – Awesome but damn expensive

    It’s easy to forget how awesome the city you actually live in, can actually be. Toronto is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, we have amazing and super high quality food everywhere and we have some world class attractions. The latest and greatest of these attractions would be the CN Tower Edgewalk. When you think about it … it’s …

  • 22 August

    Ephesus in July is damn hot … still awesome

    Ephesus in July? After doing all the research on Ephesus, especially with my 10 steps for DIY visit to Ephesus – there is still nothing that will really prepare you for the heat that will hit you once you get there. As for getting to the site from your cruise ship (if you’re on a day trip excursion), by walking …