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Luxembourg

Moving To Luxembourg? Read Our Expat Guide To Travelling On Public Transport

Saturday March 07, 2015 (06:01:45)

Luxembourg has extremely efficient, world-class public transport services. In recent years, Luxembourg modernised its extensive road network so that its motorways now link the city of Luxembourg, which is its capital, with Germany, France and Belgium.

Travelling by Bus

The bus service in Luxembourg is punctual and far-reaching, but not very frequent. Therefore, it is important to check the bus schedule when making travel plans, so as to avoid waiting for hours. Buses generally run from six in the morning to midnight, and every bus stop has timetables and maps that show the different routes and timings. Smartphone users have the option of using an app to access timetables, while others can simply send a text message to 661 104 105 with the name of the bus stop to receive a bus schedule.   more ...

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Luxembourg

Moving to Luxembourg? Learn What Makes It Such A Great Expat Destination

Monday November 03, 2014 (01:33:01)

Luxembourg or as it is officially known, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country, sharing a border with Belgium in the north and west, Germany in the east and France in the south. It is the only remaining grand duchy in the world and is headed by a grand duke. It is one of the founding members of the EU and the capital city of Luxembourg is home to many agencies and institutions of the EU. Luxembourg also has a strong economy with the world’s second highest GDP per capita. Here are some of the reasons why Luxembourg is such a great expat destination.   more ...

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Luxembourg

Make The Most Of Your Time In Luxembourg - 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home

Tuesday June 24, 2014 (03:09:47)

Luxembourg or as it is officially called, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is the historic, cultural and geographic center of Western Europe. Known for its rolling highlands and gorgeous valleys, thriving restaurant scene and economic freedom, this small country, which also happens to be the least populated in European Union, has always been popular with expats. For all expats, new and old, here are 5 things you must try in Luxembourg before returning home.

Hike the Mullerthal Trail
The Mullerthal Trail covers a distance of 112km and travels through the Mullerthal region, also known as Little Switzerland because of its rocky terrain, lush forests, streams and caves.   more ...

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Luxembourg

A Short Expat Guide To Eating Out In Luxembourg

Monday March 03, 2014 (06:28:59)

Eating out is a significant part of Luxembourg culture. It is common to take long a lunch, even on workdays, and then to meet with friends or family later for wine and dinner that consists of multiple courses. Luxembourg has some excellent restaurants, including upscale ones that offer gourmet fare and smaller local restaurants and cafes. Here’s a short guide to eating out, a must-have for new expats who want to explore the culinary delights of Luxembourg.

Traditional cuisine

Luxembourg cuisine has central European influences and bears some similarities to French and German cooking.   more ...

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Luxembourg

Working as an Expat in the Duchy of Luxembourg

Tuesday April 16, 2013 (17:23:35)
Old Luxembourg
Luxembourg, one of the smallest and most charming countries and a hidden gem in Western Europe, is surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany and popular with expats due to its location, size and culture.

Voted the European Capital of Culture back in 2007, Luxembourg has developed into one of the top tourist destinations in Europe, thanks to its large diversity in such a small area. With a population of 512,354 and the national language of Luxembourgish (although German, French and English are also spoken), expats have decided to move to the country to set up home and gain employment.

Members of the EU are able to live and work in Luxembourg without a work permit and those outside the area can apply for a permit before entering the country. Businesses who take on expats have a legal obligation to notify the Department of Employment about any vacancies and appointments.   more ...