At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Luxembourg and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Luxembourg Expat
This Luxembourg Expat community Facebook Page offers jobs, advice, classifieds and more – almost every essential tool an expat needs to settle into the beautiful city of Luxembourg. Articles shared on the page are interesting insights to life and the 1,000 follower strong page features interesting events where expats can mingle and introduce themselves to new friends.
With articles available in English, German, Luxembourgish and French, the Luxemburger Wort is an essential source of up to date news, no matter which language you prefer. Articles share Luxembourg’s top and current news each day, as well as business, sport, culture and community information. The English edition concentrates on Anglo and international communities, catering specifically for them and features an expat interview section well worth investigating.
Expats! Moving to Luxembourg? Living in Luxembourg
The ‘Expats! Moving to Luxembourg?’ Facebook page is an essential diving off point for expats thinking of moving to the independant Grand Duchy – or expats who already have their lives boxed into shipping crates. The timeless advice and articles gracing this helpful resource are simply excellent – and a few timeworn expats might just find themselves learning a thing or two along the way.
Expat Mum In Luxembourg
Brimming with advice, essential reassurance and honest recommendations – perfect for families settling into the Luxembourgish way of life – Rute is your ‘go to’ lady for answering those surprising questions. Her personal blog is written ‘from one Mum to another’ with a friendly, welcoming tone that simply invites perusal.
Luxembourg Expats Basketball
Often one of the hardest, strangest aspects of expat life is finding new friends who share your interests. Luckily, if slam dunking is a stress relief outlet for you, joining the Luxembourg Expats Basketball Facebook groups is a must. They aren’t professional players, but everyone is welcome – men and women of all ages are encouraged to join their weekly court sessions in Luxembourg city.
With an extraordinarily active Facebook group of 12,000 members, and a Facebook page with 2,500 followers, this is the place to find flats, co-location, volunteering, babysitters, buy & sell things, find services and all kinds other things. The page authors also share a fascinating range of articles to pique the fascination of any expats who find themselves with an idle coffee break.
Expats World Luxembourg
Expats World Luxembourg is a modern social club for English speaking expats living in Luxembourg, and for those who love the city and enjoy spending lots of time there. They publish an online magazine for expats around the world with articles featuring topics extremely pertinent to both old and new residents of the Duchy. A calendar of events around the world is also a handy place to see what is happening for jetsetting expats.
Luxembourg Expats Travel Sports Activities
Getting that endorphin rush of an energetic workout is addictive, and oh so good for the heart health of expats (especially those stuck behind a computer screen.) This is the place to find friendly sports teams, travel buddies and discover adventures perfect for filling such a need. Oh, and don’t forget the adage that a little competition never hurt anyone…
LEPS – Luxembourg Expats Public School System
Calling all third culture kid families – the Luxembourg Expats Public School System Facebook group is an essential item in the parental toolbox. The focus is on children attending the Luxembourgish public school system, making this an excellent place to connect with experiences parents who can help answer those niggling questions that pop up from time to time.
British Immigrants Living in Luxembourg (BRILL)
Over 6,000 British nationals live in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and nearly a 1,000 of them have banded together to form the British Immigrants Living in Luxembourg (or BRILL). Formed shortly after the announcement of Brexit (the UK’s plans to leave the EU), this closed group is an opportunity for people who are interested in or worried about pension rights or residency rights to talk about them, meeting both online and in person at organised events.
We’re always on the lookout for more accounts to feature – if you write about living in Luxembourg on social media, leave us a link in the comments and we’ll take a look!