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]

November, 2012

  • 6 November

    Can a Trini find a “curry dog and roti” in 48 hours in Seoul?

    I’m excited about going to Seoul for a couple reasons – in fact any Trini should be excited to go to Korea for the following reasons : – I love spicy food. Trinis and spicy food go together like white and rice. I’m going Kimchi crazy!! – I fully intend to Gangnam in Gangnam! – I totally intend to have …

  • 6 November

    Wednesday Photo Nights #8 : Ballooning over Cappadocia

    If you ever get to Turkey, then doing a balloon ride over Cappadocia should be at the very top of your must do list while you’re there.

  • 1 November

    213 life lessons learned, while speaking Trini across the world …

    It’s been 16 years since I left Trinidad. That’s a long time to leave home … but I still get compliments about how fresh my accent is. I always get comments such as : “You don’t sound like you’re from Trinidad at all” “Your Trini accent is made up, right?” “Is that what Trinidadians sound like? I have another friend …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    Travel blogging is hard … especially when you’re not travelling!

    It’s a rainy day here in Toronto. It’s a bit bleak and I’ve been sitting at my computer working away for a couple hours. I haven’t really written anything related to travel for almost 2 months. Of course, that corresponds to the last time I was away on vacation or on a real trip. It’s ironic that going to Montreal …

  • 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 …