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 rishi@rishiray.com

October, 2013

  • 22 October

    Camera Gear For Antarctica

    Antarctica is one of those bucket list adventures that you really only get to do once in your lifetime because It’s far too expensive to do with a family, unless you’re rich, retired or have a sponsor. It takes a lot of time to get there, especially if you’re in North America Going back means that you might have to …

  • 18 October

    My Antarctica trip itinerary …

    The last time I actually prepared for a trip was for my trip to Iceland. I was vastly overprepared, since I didn’t do any glacier climbing, whale watching or thermal vent diving … I did almost fall into a sinkhole while trying to cross a “dry” river. I don’t think I spent a lot of money – I only have …

  • 3 October

    Eating Blue Food Roti in Tobago

    When you’re working in the Maritimes, you’ll find a ridiculously friendly people who have no clue about the Caribbean. They’re all super curious and have tons of questions. Most of the questions are the usual mundane type … but then one question caught me off guard … If you’re a twin island republic, do you guys have the same type …

September, 2013

  • 20 September

    Ask a Trini : 11 reasons to love Trinidad

    While I tend to write about all aspects of travel … the good and the bad … I thought I would remind everyone about some of the reasons I love Trinidad. Where else can you get Indian, Africa and “Indo-African” or “Afro-Indian” food? In Trinidad, you can find curry chicken in any Roti Shop. You can find a “Stew Chicken” …

  • 18 September

    I Do, Guatemala review : 8 reasons why you shouldn’t use them.

    Hiring I, Do Guatemala meant that I literally had to DO all of the work when planning our wedding… If you’re planning your dream wedding in Antigua, Guatemala it can be a dream … but, we strongly recommend that you do your research before hiring I Do, Guatemala and Diana.  When we originally began the search process to find a …

  • 14 September

    22 Inspirational Travel Quotes and Photos for Trinidadians

    I do a lot of travel reading … in fact, when I’m are not travelling, I’m usually dreaming of travel or looking for inspiration for the next travel adventure. I also read a lot of travel blogs and there are many quotes that have just left a smile on my face … I’ve found that the best travel quotes are …

  • 11 September

    Wednesday Photo Nights #23 : East Coastal Drive – Prince Edward Island

    One of best things about Prince Edward Island is that you can take off for a super scenic drive at any point, while the weather is warm. Doing the Eastern Bays Discovery Drive (Cardigan to Rollo Bay) as part of the East Coastal drive from Charlottetown to Souris was about 2 hours, when considering the photo stops along the way. The …

  • 11 September

    Charlottetown Farmers Market in PEI

    In Trinidad, we don’t have “Farmers’ Markets” … because all farmers sell their produce at the local markets. As a teenage, I wandered the Chaguanas Market and saw the friendliness, hustle and bustle. I was always guided by the list my mother gave me and little did I know, I was getting my first “foodie” experience, in being able to …

  • 6 September

    Roti in Minnesota … yep it’s true at Harry Singh’s Caribbean Restaurant

    There were many thing that were super yummy at the Minnesota State Fair, but the two things I didn’t expect to find were Roti and Doubles. Yet lo and behold, I stumbled into Harry Singh’s Caribbean Restaurant booth in “The Food Building”. I have to say that the last thing I was expecting to find was a Roti … Of course, …