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]

March, 2016

  • 2 March

    16 things to do in Antigua Guatemala

    I was having a conversation with my cousin this week and he asked to describe Antigua and what it would be similar to in his experience. I thought to myself … I’ve never really put together a high level description of the place or things to do in Antigua Guatemala … so here goes. Antigua is something of a bohemian/backpacker/budget traveller …

February, 2016

  • 28 February

    It’s 6 a.m. … and there’s bells in the morning in Antigua Guatemala?

    Yes, it’s 6 a.m. … and there’s bells in the morning in Antigua Guatemala … so if you’re looking for a good night’s sleep in Antigua, Guatemala … here’s a few pointers: Avoid Hotels/Houses close to the churches in Antigua as the Bells for the churches start at 5:45 every morning. Avoid hotels on the Chicken bus routes. Two main routes …

January, 2016

December, 2015

  • 13 December

    Travelling with a kid would suck if we had the wrong kid …

    When Mitchell was born, I had ideas about travelling the world with the family and having him learn things on the road. This family blog : “Family without Borders” chronicles the adventures of a fairly young couple and their two very young children … don’t they look amazing? With their young children and all these exotic adventures … they either have …

November, 2015

  • 13 November

    Adventures in moving from Toronto to PEI : PEI Alcohol sticker shock

    Since I got my own place in Toronto, I’ve had a fully stocked bar onsite. When you’re single, hosting parties and people at your place is highly convenient, highly social and all round beneficial. The price I paid to have my alcohol stocks at the condo, was definitely less than the social utility gained. When you’re married, having your stocks …

  • 11 November

    Adventures in moving from Toronto to PEI : Starting Over without Chinese Food

    It’s been 19 days since we moved to Stratford, PE!!! It could have been 6 months ago and I wouldn’t have known the difference. Over the last 19 days, we’ve done nothing that would be considered noteworthy from a travel blog perspective. Our days have no formal structure aside from the development of a free form mandatory construct known as …

October, 2015

  • 12 October

    So we’re moving to Charlottetown from Toronto

    The last couple months have been very quiet on the travel blog front. This year has been very quiet aside from a couple cruises and family priority trips! However it’s all been on a path for the last 18 months about changing our work/life equation and it’s culminated in us making the decision … so …. We’re moving to Charlottetown …

July, 2015

  • 24 July

    Touring the cannons and forts of Bermuda

    When you’re taking a driving tour through Bermuda, it’s tough to envision this place as a strategic military outpost, but for most of its history, the island was actually a strategic naval center that played an important role in a number of wars. Bermuda, was really the Gibraltar of the West, as its proximity to the young American nation made …

  • 22 July

    The white roofs of Bermuda

    When you pull into the Royal Navy Dockyard, you’ll be treated to hills filled with the white roofs of Bermuda. Just like the blue and white houses in Santorini, you’re hit with a certain aesthetic feel, but did you know that the scarcity of fresh water has made them a necessity. The whitewashed roofs have a tremendous and positive environmental …

  • 21 July

    Smallest drawbridge in the world – Somerset Bridge, Bermuda

    Somerset Bridge is a small bridge in Bermuda. Connecting Somerset Island with the mainland in the western parish of Sandys, Somerset Bridge is reputedly the smallest working drawbridge in the world. The original bridge dates back to 1620, and although the bridge was largely rebuilt in the mid 20th century, much of the original stonework remains. The bridge was originally …