In Luxembourg, Let Yourself Be Surprised: Matic Zorman

Usually, arranging for a guest to appear on a podcast – let alone Luxventures podcast – takes time. Scheduling conflicts, prior obligations, uneasiness about this weird journalist character wielding the microphone, it all matters. But then again, sometimes you get stuck in front of a train station in Brussels at 3 AM and lo, behold…

For all intents and purposes, Slovenian photographer Matic Zorman came to Luxembourg directly from the Middle East. Ever since the move, he has tirelessly chronicled the country and its people. He finds that there is much more to them than meets the eye. But you must let yourself be surprised.

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Levelling The Playing Field: Fair Salary And Job Safety For Teachers in European Schools

Compared to their colleagues in local schools, teachers at the two Europeans schools in Luxembourg are increasingly at a disadvantage in terms of salary and job safety.

How can this happen in a country where teaching is one of the highest-paid professions in the public sector and what – if anything – will the next few days bring in the year-long struggle to level the playing field?

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Spaceminer: Nick Wilkinson

If you like Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, then you’ll love this episode of Luxventures. Not only does it feature two middle-aged guys in a motorised vehicle, it is also marginally funnier.

But since neither Nick Wilkinson nor myself own massively overpriced cars, we literally talked in the back of a bus. The dreaded line 222, to be exact. We did talk about massively overpriced cars, though. An buses. And ticket inspectors.

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