Post-summer bummer

The Desperate Expat Wife considers the generous holidays in Luxembourg to be a major advantage. She especially enjoys it in September when she, comfortably installed on her beach towel, waves a royal goodbye to the majority of fellow holidaymakers who grudgingly pick up their towels and plod back to work and school, making her the […]

Holiday baking – easy as 1, 2, 3..

If you are away from home in a rented apartment or villa for the holidays, there is generally not the kit for baking a cake. But this simple recipe is light and delicious and takes all of five minutes to make. You don’t need scales or an electric mixer for this cake, just a pot […]

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 […]

DIY: Zesty summer

Like many others, I like to spend summer somewhere warm, and most of my summers are spent in Spain, which often means long hot days with sand, salty water and insects. So to make sure I always have my drink clean and cold, I went to the local shop and bought some jars with nice lids. I […]