working holiday visa

March 17th, 2012 / by / in: travel / 32 Responses

I figured I’d blog a bit about the whole working holiday visa process, because it’s probably useful for anyone else applying or even thinking about applying. Working holiday visas are meant to allow you to work while also travelling. To apply, you need to be between 18-30, but it’s up […]

chinese visa, part two

September 29th, 2011 / by / in: travel / 1 Response

Went to the Chinese Consulate in Toronto yesterday and submitted my visa application. It was surprisingly busy, but the (long) lineup moved fairly quickly. I handed over my application and passport and was told to come back next week. (Being sans passport is kind of scary. WHAT I FIND AN […]

chinese visa

September 26th, 2011 / by / in: travel / No responses

Filling out the visa application for China — good thing I don’t have a “serious mental disorder.” I also thought the “Occupation” list was kind of funny. There aren’t many options, so I’m a “Company employee” and Mike is a “Businessman.”