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, 2017

June, 2017

  • 22 June

    Drinking at Her Majesty The Rabbit Budapest : Another great speakeasy

    her majesty the rabbit

    If you’re a fan of my travel blog, over the years I’ve really developed an affinity for a great speakeasy. her majesty the rabbit For instance, one of my all time favorities, is Floreria Atlantico in Buenos Aires. It’s a fabulous bar with excellent mixologists. Another phenomenal speakeasy bar is Hop Sing Laundromat in Philadelphia, USA. The wall of alcohol …

  • 15 June

    Budapest Drinking : Doblo Wine Bar review

    doblo wine bar review

    After a long day working in Budapest, you’ll probably want to find a nice place to relax with a great setting … so we ended up at Doblo Wine Bar. Here’s the funny thing … I didn’t even know that there was such a thing as Hungarian wine! Yes, yes, yes … I see the oenophiles all twisting their noses …

  • 14 June

    The Ruin Bars of Budapest: Szimpla Kert : One night in Budapest

    budapest szimpla kert

    When you’re in Budapest for a couple days, you’re going to invariably ask … “Where should I go tonight?” budapest szimpla kert A typical answer in Eastern Europe seems to be …”Let’s go to all the bars in Old Town or <insert specific area name> and do some bar crawling”. In Budapest, the answer will be … “If you’ve never …

  • 13 June

    Marriott Minsk Review : The best hotel on my Eastern European trip

    Over 16 days on my Eastern European trip, I stayed at a number of SPG/Marriott hotels because (Marriott Minsk Review) I have a ton of points The stays are free They’re supposed to upgrade me to the best available room, although I sometimes have to fight for it I’m a Platinum SPG guest I love using promos and codes for …

  • 8 June

    The 8 hour horror ride – Overnight train from Budapest to Belgrade

    There are times as a traveller that you’re glad that you didn’t do much research and you let your experiences happen organically. There are other times, where you wished that you had researched thoroughly and knew every event that was possibly to come. Taking the overnight train from Budapest to Belgrade is one of the latter … If you’re a …

  • 7 June

    A Trini Szechenyi Bath Blog experience

    On my visit to Budapest, the concierge at the Marriott Budapest said “If there’s one thing you need to do in Budapest, it is visit the Széchenyi Thermal Spa Baths”, which reinforced what a bunch of travel blogger friends of mine also recommended on the top ‘things to do’ in Budapest were. Budapest is the City of Spas and the Budapest …