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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]

May, 2017

  • 16 May

    Is the Budapest Card worth it? Exploring Budapest with the Budapest Card

    Tourism in European cities tends to be very organized. The national and city tourism boards tend to do a great job at packaging, especially when it comes to creating a pass that works. For instance, Parks Canada offers a wonderful pass that is both useful and highly cost effective for families. You can find my 2014 review below (note, that …

April, 2017

  • 24 April

    Hillman Wonders : Top 1000 Wonders of the World list

    As I’m planning a combined work and touring trip through the Balkans, I’ve gone back to my original bible of travelling : Hillman’s Wonders. Since the good man passed on, it seems that his endless treasure trove of information has also passed on. The website is not indexed anymore on Google, and the last screenshot of the site is listed …

January, 2017

  • 7 January

    100 things to do in Trinidad & Tobago … your condensed list!

    So you’ve just just touched down in Trinidad, but wondering what things to do in Trinidad & Tobago? Should I hang out in Trinidad, spend two days, then bask on the beaches of Tobago? Every post on Lonely Planet, Couchsurfing seems to ask this, when it comes to Trinidad. Aside from the ridiculously obvious ones … there is actually tons …

November, 2016

  • 14 November

    This not a Hop Sing Laundromat review …

    To say that Hop Sing Laundromat is under the radar is an vast understatement. No one I’ve talked to at work or in gatherings knows about the place. That being said, for those who know … do know! This can’t be a Hop Sing Laundromat review because I have no definitive way of reviewing this place. BTW as a speakeasy …

October, 2016

  • 27 October

    Wandering Philadelphia – Indeblue review – Surprisingly good!

    Over the years, I’ve had the opinion that any restaurant that has XXXXX Fusion cuisine will be a shitty foodie experience. This opinion has been generally validated with a couple exceptions as outliers to the norm. For me, if you can’t master and cook one type of cuisine … what makes you think that creating bullshit like Indeblue review Korean …

  • 26 October

    Wandering Philadelphia – My Liberty Bell Travel Blog

    For the last couple of months, I’ve been doing my fair share around Philadelphia … well let’s clarify that. I’ve been doing a lot of eating at decent restaurants in Philly. I’ve done very little when it comes to seeing the tourist attractions in town. I don’t have enough interest in American History to refer to myself as “buff”, so …

September, 2016

  • 22 September

    What to do in PEI #12 : Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick

    Every since my parents decided that they would visit us in PEI, visiting and crossing the Confederation Bridge was on my dad’s bucket list. I think he’s seen about every documentary on the building of the bridge. So on their last full day in PEI, we left our cottage on the West Cape and made a detour to the Cape …

  • 13 September

    What to do in PEI #11 : Cape Bear Lighthouse

    From my original PEI lighthouse tour blog post, I’ve gotten requests to write a bit more about each individual lighthouse. Today’s lighthouse post is about the Cape Bear lighthouse and Marconi station. As a primer to help you appreciate the lighthouse, I suggest that you read the lighthouse’s site (capebearlighthouse.com) before visiting. Cape Bear lighthouse , Cape Bear lighthouse , …

  • 8 September

    Moving from Toronto to PEI : Where to buy Lobster in PEI?

    As we taper towards the end of our first full AirBnB season here in PEI, we have a number of great questions posed to us by guests … here’s some of the more common ones … Where to buy Lobster in PEI What’s the schedule for the buses? Here … Do I need to rent a car on the island …

August, 2016

  • 31 August

    Wandering Philadelphia – El Azteca Uno review – The best Mexican!

    Today I was really craving some Ramen from Hiro’s but then I had a craving for a Michelada. El Azteca Uno is a block away from my current client and I’ve seen their signs on my way to the hotel but the exterior of the restaurant has always put me off. I can’t lie … it looks a little sketchy …