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

March, 2013

  • 10 March

    Good morning from Guatemala City …

    I really like the location of the Westin Camino Real here in Guatemala City. It’s definitely a safe location here in the center of the city. The last time we were here, we had a great suite on the executive floor (9th floor), but as a tip for those not staying on a high floor : Do ask for rooms …

  • 9 March

    Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Leaning Tower of Pisa

    So you’re in Italy and almost everyone who has gone to Italy, has been asked about the following things Is Pizza in Italy, THAT good? How is the Pope doing … did you see him, while you were in Rome? Were there gladiators at the Colisseo? Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa actually lean that much? For me, it is …

  • 9 March

    A Trini’s ABCs of Travel

    On all the travel blogs, The Travel ABCs is a sort of game going round the blogosphere, one of those “credential” post that travel bloggers make (like an accent tag on YouTube). I see it as a combined self-examination exercise and travellers’ curriculum vitae. A bit like my credentials for presuming to blog about travel to an unsuspecting public. I’ve …

  • 8 March

    Wednesday Photo Nights #11 : Trinidad Carnival Snapshots

    So …Carnival 2013 came early and left. Too bad I didn’t make it this year. Here are a couple snapshots from years past. 2005 2006   2012

February, 2013

January, 2013

  • 30 January

    Eating in Edmonton isn’t hard part … finding great food is a little tougher though!

    If you’re a consultant commuting from Toronto to Edmonton and back, on a weekly basis, there are two decent perks You rack up about 3340 miles a week (with the super elite bonus, it’s 6680 miles a week) – that’s enough to get your Super Elite status in about 7 months without trying. I’m not going to discuss the fact …

  • 17 January

    Air Canada Onboard Compensation Form

    When you fly often enough, things tend to go wrong in your plane. 100% of the time, you hope that it will be issues with the service, food or entertainment onboard. When things happen onboard … you have the right to complain. On Air Canada, if you’re persistent enough, you might be given a green form called the Onboard Compensation …

  • 14 January

    Wednesday Photo Nights #10 : Krakow Photo Blog

    Krakow is awesome … even in the depths of winter … there is great food, tons of unique and different bars as well as good people to go out with. krakow photo blog

  • 9 January

    Monday Morning Consultant – Le Meridien Bristol, Warsaw review

    Getting into Warsaw after 11 hours in transit, never leaves you happy … even flying business class, however when the hotel you’re checking into, has such a remarkable history, you’re willing to go for the adventure. Opened in 1899, requisitioned by the Nazis, appropriated by the Communists, and even used as a secret base by the wartime resistance, it was …