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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Don’t Pressure Yourself: Tama Moiser

Not that you could tell in the age of the coronavirus, with the lock-down in place and what not, but it’s end of April and of course this means it is high time for this month’s episode of Luxventures.

Tama Moiser is a New Zealander who years ago landed on Europe’s shores and eventually made a decision to move to Luxembourg. While to some that may seem strange, peculiar or downright silly, it made perfect sense to her. And it turned out to be – to turn a popular phrase – a call that aged well.

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Radio in the Age of the Virus: Lisa McLean

As Luxembourg grinds to a near-halt during the coronavirus  lockdown, some people are reminded of the way things looked like around here in the nineties.

Lisa McLean is station manager of Ara City Radio, where  – full disclosure – this podcaster now pollutes the airwaves once a week. She arrived in Luxembourg some 20-odd years ago and we talked about how being an expat here changed over time but also how radio has once again become relevant as a quick and reliable source of information.

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