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Luxembourg is a tiny place, really. Just under 1,000 square miles, if that means anything to you. And it has a bit of a PR problem: "Oh, Luxembourg," folks will say. "It's soooooo boring!" Au contraire! More Info

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Bretzelsonndeg 2016

February 29, 2016 by The Expatresse

It’s February 29–Leap Day–and you know what that means, right? Reverse Bretzel Sunday! Bretzel Sunday (Bretzelsonndeg in Luxembourgish), also called Laetare Sunday, always falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which this… Read more…

Categories: Events, Food and Drink

How to Enjoy the Christmas Market

December 5, 2015 by The Expatresse

If you don’t hail from a corner of the world that has Christmas markets–that most wonderful holiday tradition–then I tell you, Midge: you are missing out. I was first introduced… Read more…

Roller Derby Arrives in Luxembourg!

October 26, 2015 by The Expatresse

On Sunday, 25 October 2015, the Rockhal hosted the first ever roller derby match in Luxembourg as the Grandes Duchesses of Luxembourg faced off — and won 259 to 230… Read more…

How to Enjoy the Christmas Market

December 7, 2012 by The Expatresse

If you don’t hail from a corner of the world that has Christmas markets–that most wonderful holiday tradition–then I tell you, Midge: you are missing out. I was first introduced… Read more…

A Visit From St. Nicholas (He’s Not Who You Think He Is)

December 6, 2012 by The Expatresse

Having lived abroad for a while now, I am aware that other countries do things differently now and then. It is fun and interesting–one of the benefits of expat life–to… Read more…

Categories: Luxembourg Traditions

Magic Bus? Road Trip? Get On Board!

June 17, 2012 by The Expatresse

My friends over at Democrats Abroad, the official arm of the US Democratic Party, tell me that they are promoting the Democrats Abroad Road Trip–a project designed to increase the… Read more…

Categories: Being an Expat

Nopeschfest!

May 25, 2012 by The Expatresse

Next Friday (June 1, 2012)  is European Neighbors Day. You are hereby instructed to go down to your local commune, pick up some invitations (and t-shirts!), rally the neighbors, and have… Read more…

Categories: Events

Happy Leap Day 2012

February 29, 2012 by The Expatresse

It’s February 29–Leap Day–and you know what that means, right? Reverse Bretzel Sunday! Bretzel Sunday (Bretzelsonndeg in Luxembourgish), also called Laetare Sunday, always falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent,… Read more…

Luxembourg, Land of Legends

February 27, 2012 by The Expatresse

So I have had a week off Luxembourgish classes because of the school break. Also, I missed the last class before the break. I don’t remember why I didn’t go…. Read more…

Buergbrennen: C’mon, Baby, Light My Fire

February 24, 2012 by The Expatresse

Buergbrennen is the traditional bonfire festival that is going on in many towns and villages around the Grand Duchy this week. Newcomers to Luxembourg, and Americans in particular, may be… Read more…