Luxembourg, Easy And Complicated, Simultaneously: Gregor Schusterschitz

Some people become expats by choice. Others, by necessity. Some, however, are expats by profession. Most of these are called diplomats and Luxembourg is full of them.

Austrian ambassador Gregor Schusterschitz was, until recently, a staple in Luxembourgish diplomatic and media circles. His musings on Twitter were especially witty. Then Brexit happened and Ambassador Schusterschitz was appointed as head of the Austrian delegation in the Brexit working group. Needless to say, things got really busy really quick.

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Captain on the Bridge: Marjan Golobič

You’ll be forgiven for thinking that people mostly just keep coming to Luxembourg. Sometimes, people also leave Luxembourg. But very rarely do people leave Luxembourg to live on a boat.

As cosmopolitan as Luxembourg has become, it is no substitute for actually seeing the world with your own eyes. And I literally mean »seeing the world«, as my guest in this episode has seen a good part of it, mostly in places that are deep, blue and pretty much devoid of other humans.

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Un-Real Estate Market: Matti Heikkila

Outside of doing some serious drugs, few things can feel so other-worldly as dealing with the real estate market in Luxembourg. And since no one wants a bad trip, one way or the other, we’ve got your back.

No matter whether you’re renting or buying in Luxembourg, the feeling that you’re banging your head against a brick wall  – four brick walls, to be exact – is nothing to be ashamed of. If it is any consolation, you are definitely not alone.

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