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Expat Guide to Living in Luxembourg

Whether you're already living in Luxembourg or preparing to move to Luxembourg, our Expat Guide to Living in Luxembourg offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Luxembourg. For answers to specific questions, visit our Luxembourg Forum to talk with expats in Luxembourg.

10 Tips for Living in Luxembourg

How many languages do they speak in Luxembourg? How are the international schools in Luxembourg? Is it as expensive in Luxembourg as everyone says? In our article, expats answer these questions and many more.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Luxembourg handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Luxembourg by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Luxembourg - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Luxembourg by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

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Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Luxembourg? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Luxembourg? Help others moving to Luxembourg by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

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Reviews of Schools in Luxembourg

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Luxembourg. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Luxembourg:
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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Luxembourg. If you are already living in Luxembourg, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

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Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Luxembourg by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

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Having a Baby in Luxembourg Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Luxembourg? Below are some of the reports from expats in Luxembourg:
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Working in Luxembourg Reports

What's it like to find a job in Luxembourg? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Luxembourg? Below are some of the reports from expats in Luxembourg:
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How many languages do they speak in Luxembourg? How are the international schools in Luxembourg? Is it as expensive in Luxembourg as everyone says? In our article, expats answer these questions and many more.

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