A New Beginning in Luxembourg: Ellen Salloum

The first episode of the new season features Ellen Salloum, a Syrian mother of two who was forced to leave her country on account of the conflict there. She talks about her fears and worries as well as relief and piece of mind when she realised she and her family will stay in Luxembourg for a bit.

We talked about how Luxembourg and its people look from the standpoint of someone who was primarily trying to escape from a war-zone but who also had little say over their final destination.

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Alexa, What’s The Weather In Luxembourg: Max Amordeluso

In this episode of Luxventures wa talk to Alexa. Well, not Alexa as such, although we’ve heard of people talking to the artificial assistant as if it were a real person, which is kind of sad. Rather, we speak to Max Amordeluso, EU Lead Evangelist for Amazon Alexa, who landed in Luxembourg about three years ago on a really cold spell in mid-July and had about a week to get his head around the place he now calls home. Or, to be exact, one of his homes.

What brings a man from Florence to Luxembourg via Florida, how much of a bubble do expats live in and is there a bubble inside of a bubble. And last but not least, if moving to Luxembourg is in the cards, what are the 3 things you should be prepared for.

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