• Ireland
  • FAQ: Moving to Ireland

    Torc Waterfall, Kerry

    Before moving to another country you would naturally have a lot of questions. And if you don’t you should. The weird thing is that no matter how many questions you ask yourself or try to get answers to beforehand, you kind of just uncover more questions and more answers as you go. For example, one technicality I […]

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  • We Moved to Cork!

    How it happened

    To move or not to move? That’s just one of many questions.  There are others, practical and personal. Where to move? For how long? What are the motivations for moving? Does the good outweigh the bad? Why? Am I being honest with myself? What’s important in life? Am I doing the right thing? What does it […]

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  • Exploring Cork City

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    Just over a week ago, we landed in Cork (Corcaigh in Irish, meaning “marsh”), right in the middle of Storm Barney. All flights out of Cork afterwards were immediately cancelled with wind-speeds further north reaching over 120 kilometres per hour. It was a rough landing in a small plane, but we made it! The immigration officer was nice enough, […]