I’ve got a word for you!

I’ve got a word for you; actually two words in English, a compound word in many other languages. Some might consider it a phrase, a title, a name perhaps. But watch out. When you hear it you might slip into a fit, a rage, perhaps — sweaty forehead, twitchy palms. You’re safe if you’re not […]

Driving Miss Daisy

When you’re a world citizen moving from country to country, there’s always a lot of paper work to do. However, some exercises are of the more practical sort, like taking the driver’s license! -Oh no! The first time I lived abroad I realized that I had to take a new driver’s license, more than 20 […]

Typical Luxembourgish

Typical Luxembourgish – at least for an expat… Vakanz Luxembourgers value their holidays highly. As luck has it, Luxembourg is blessed with quite a few weeks of annual holiday, so once one holiday is over, it’s time to plan for the next! The planning often centres on a certain level of comfort – key word Fënnef […]

Dooring

Have you ever been riding down the road and someone unexpectedly throws their car door open just as you are approaching? While this typically happens to cyclists, where there are narrow roads it happens to car drivers as well. If on a bike, you could possibly go flying into the opened door of the parked […]