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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]

August, 2016

  • 17 August

    Wandering Philadelphia – Hiro Ramen House review

    I would like to say that I stumbled into Hiro Ramen House completely randomly but that would be the furthest thing from the truth. My client is pretty close to the 1102 Chestnut St location, but I came to Hiro’s specifically for the Karaage. I was looking for one of the top 12 Fried Chickens in Philadelphia … Hiro Ramen …

  • 10 August

    Wandering Philadelphia : Tom’s Dim Sum review

    For the past couple weeks, when I’m not having lunch at the Reading Terminal Market, I’ve been getting my fill of decent Chinese food at Tom’s Dim Sum. After eating here 5 times, I can finally do Tom’s Dim Sum review … I’m still trying to figure out if I really like the place. This is pretty confusing because one …

  • 9 August

    Wandering Philadelphia : Llama Tooth review (1033 Spring Garden St)

    In the latest installment of Wandering Philadelphia for different food … I ended up at Llama Tooth for dinner/happy hour. It’s a funky spot off the main drag downtown … and they’ve definitely benefited from the Philadelphia Mural Arts program. As I think about some of the areas in Charlottetown where we currently live … I could see a lot …

July, 2016

  • 27 July

    Wandering Philadelphia – What am I eating at the Reading Terminal Market?

    As I’m working in downtown Philadelphia, I have the opportunity to have some lunches at the Reading Terminal Market. My goal over the next couple months, will be to try all of the non-dairy stalls in the market. Long time readers of my blog will know of my affinity for markets … whether it’s having sushi at Tsukiji Market  in …

  • 26 July

    Wandering Philadelphia : Han Dynasty review (123 Chestnut St)

    Let me start with this … I love hot, spicy food. The spicier, the better … I’m one of those people who will fly to the end of the earth for excellent spicy Chinese food. Toronto is awesome for finding excellent Hakka Chinese food … as evidenced by my catalogue of Hakka Chinese joints in Toronto. As I’m finding out …

  • 25 July

    Wandering Philadelphia : Fine Palate Restaurant Review

    I’ve recently started back on the consulting path and my latest client is based in Philadelphia. The last time I worked or travelled to Philly, was in 2006. I hated the city and thought it was just another Detroit or Baltimore waiting to happen. Fast forward 10 years later … I’ve been completely surprised at the revival of the city …

June, 2016

  • 22 June

    What to do in Antigua Guatemala : Have an epic night at Las Vibras Antigua review

    Antigua Guatemala is one of the major tourism hubs in the country. After 26 posts about what to do in town, I’m still amazed at what you can find to do. I’ve been going for years and one thing I have noticed is that the bars definitely love a “Ladies Night”.  Every night of the week, you can find some …

  • 10 June

    Moving from Toronto to PEI : PEI Driving Habits

    As a traveller for so long, I neglected to get my driver’s license till I moved to PEI. This could be a good thing or a very bad thing … so I’ll explain. Over the last couple months, I’ve noticed that drivers in PEI aren’t terrible, bad or inconsiderate … they’re just unobservant. Very, very unobservant.  Here’s a poll from …

  • 3 June

    6 Reasons Why Not Quitting Your Job To Travel Is A Waste Of Your Life … yeah right!

    This article came up on my feed this morning … it’s a bit older but I couldn’t help my anger and rage at the title. Maybe that was the intent of the post and I’m sure with this clickbait … the goal was to get me to read it a bit. I did … and I was infuriated at the …

May, 2016

  • 26 May

    Moving from Toronto to PEI : Confirming the confirmation!

    There’s a lot to learn when you’re coming from away to the island. One of my biggest pet peeves is what I call confirming the confirmation There is a classic Seinfeld scene that truly captures the spirit of confirming the confirmation. In MANY of my interactions with islanders, I’ve learned that the following conversation isn’t enough to get work done …