Canada, Travel

5 Weekend Trips from Toronto

Well, it certainly does not feel like spring in Toronto with all this snow and freezing rain we are getting, but there will eventually be a time when we will feel the sun on our skin again.....I hope! And when that time comes, you'll want to take some weekend road trips! Look no further, I… Continue reading 5 Weekend Trips from Toronto

Canada, Most annoying things, Travel

10 Weird and Wonderful Things about Canada

Once you move to a new country, it's inevitable that you are going to make comparisons with your home country, so I decided to do a short blog about the differences I've noticed between Canada and Ireland. Some of these differences may not be Canada-wide as it's a big country! Some differences are good, while… Continue reading 10 Weird and Wonderful Things about Canada

Canada, Travel

An open letter to Justin Trudeau

Dear Mr. Trudeau, I have a bone to pick with you, obviously, why else would I be writing an open letter to you? But before we get into all that, let me firstly introduce myself. My name is Rachel Keogh, 30 years old, living in Toronto with my boyfriend, Phil, and my fur baby (some… Continue reading An open letter to Justin Trudeau

Canada, Emigration, Permanent Residency, Travel

Applying for PR in Canada: A How to Guide, Part 3

Last time I left off, it was February 2016 and I had just submitted my PR application on December 22nd and had heard nothing except for a ghost email on January 22nd. Now let me fill in the gaps between then and now. It was mainly radio silence, a couple more ghost emails and then… Continue reading Applying for PR in Canada: A How to Guide, Part 3

Bridging Visa, Canada, Permanent Residency, Travel

Applying for a Bridging Visa (BOWP): A How to Guide

I just applied for a bridging visa (BOWP) last week and must admit, I found the whole process quite confusing, if it wasn't for the good people who are members of the Irish & Applying for Canadian PR Facebook page, I would have been completely lost. As is usual with CIC, nothing is very well… Continue reading Applying for a Bridging Visa (BOWP): A How to Guide

Canada, Permanent Residency, Travel

Applying for PR in Canada: A How To Guide Part 2

So I last left off informing you that I had received a notification of interestĀ of provincial nomination from the province of Ontario. This was on November 13, 2015. I decided to remain in the pool for a couple of weeks to see if the points would drop and I could get an ITA, as it… Continue reading Applying for PR in Canada: A How To Guide Part 2

Canada, Permanent Residency, Travel

Applying for PR in Canada – A How To Guide

As the name suggests, I've decided to write a blog to hopefully help people who are considering applying for Permanent Residency here in Canada. Myself and Phil are just going through the process so believe me - I know it can be confusing. Sorry to my fans out there (Mark and Miriam) as this post… Continue reading Applying for PR in Canada – A How To Guide