33 Hours On-Air To #SupportRadioARA: Sam Steen

The third season of Luxventures kicks off with Ara City Radio’s very own Sam Steen. In the week when even the largest daily newspaper in Luxembourg had to announce it will cut 80 jobs, Ara City Radio is fighting its own existential crisis. Which is why Sam, host of the wildly popular Morning show, let himself be convinced to do his Big Fat Stupid Marathon show.

When we talk about how bad the media have it, we almost never talk about Luxembourg. It seems that because the country is relatively well off, there is an assumption that every sector of the industry and strain of the society is well off, as well. Well, actually…

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How To Enjoy Life In Luxembourg: Joanne Zhou

The ties between Luxembourg and China are plenty, witnessed by the daily rumble of Cargolux 747s making their way to the Far East. But how does it feel to come from one of the most populous countries in the world and live in one of the smallest ones?

Like so many of us, Joanne Zhou ended up in Luxembourg on account of her significant other landing a job here. Coming from what in bureaucratic parlance is known as a third country, she and her family had to jump through even more hoops than most people interviewed on this podcast.

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Luxembourg’s On/Off Switch: Mike Isenor

You might think it weird to talk about curling just as Summer is about to, well, break out. And you would be right, of course. But then again, a lot of things in Luxembourg were weird in the past two or three months, so why stop now?

For many people the past two months of lock-down have only exacerbated that familiar feeling of being trapped (or cocooned, depending on your point of view) inside the expat bubble, with minimum interaction with the local population and the internet as the only lifeline to the civilisation as they know it. Mike Isenor is not one of those people.

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