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An Emigrant’s Diary – Waiting for permanent residency

THE warm weather is starting to show here in Calgary – we’ve had a couple of gorgeous days recently where temperatures were 20 degrees, so it just makes us wish that summer was here already! Only another short while to go and we should definitely see temperatures rise higher again. Work has been very busy for us both recently – it’s approaching tax deadlines for my company so it’s going

Recipe for success as Kinsale set to star on “Small Screen” in Canada

IMAGES of Kinsale and Cork will be beamed into the homes of some 1.5 million Canadians in 2015. A TV crew is filming in Ireland right now for a popular cooking show called Gourmet Escapes, which airs on the Travel + Escape network in Canada. Hosted by celebrity Canadian chef Gerardo D’amore, the premise of Gourmet Escapes is simple – the chef travels to an interesting destination, where he is

An Emigrant’s Diary – visitors from home

In this series, Clon girl Sharon Whelton who has emigrated to Calgary, Canada gives us an insight into what life is like for Ireland’s new generation of emigrants.   AT the time this piece goes to print, Clare and Ciara will be getting ready for their trip over here! They fly in on July 1st, which is Canada Day here – so Mike and I will be able to go

An Emigrant’s Diary – Toothache!

In this series, Clon girl Sharon Whelton who has emigrated to Calgary, Canada, gives us an insight into what life is like for the new generation of emigrants.   So at the time of writing this piece, I’ve had my wisdom teeth surgery. To be honest, I thought I’d be much more nervous about it – Mike even remarked at how calm I was leading up to the surgery, but

An Emigrant’s Diary – waiting for the thaw

In this series, Clon girl Sharon Whelton who has emigrated to Calgary, Canada gives us an insight into what life is like for Ireland’s new generation of emigrants.   I guess I kind of jinxed myself in my last column when I wrote that we could finally see our garden after such a long winter – the snow STILL hasn’t subsided. It’s so strange – we could have stunning weather

Wild Atlantic Way and West Cork to feature on top travel blog

UP to 800,000 people in Canada and elsewhere around the world are set to read all about West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way. Award-winning Canadian travel bloggers Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil – whose blog is called The Planet D – arrived in Ireland last week, on the inaugural Aer Lingus Toronto to Dublin flight, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus.

Topflight launches brand new USA & Canada brochure

TOPFLIGHT’S Long-Haul division, WeTravel2, has been rebranded as Topflight WorldWide and to coincide with the overall rebranding, the travel experts have just launched the brand new Topflight USA & Canada Brochure with a portfolio of even more great holiday options than ever before as well as some Hot New Destinations. So, just in time for Christmas, you can start dreaming about your 2012 holiday adventure and let Topflight WorldWide make