At the end of June we had the pleasure to host 13 DGT trainees from Brussels in our beloved Grand Duchy. Again, the weather was in our favour and the visitors fell in love with the beautiful scenery of Luxembourg. The visitors had the official part of their excursion on Friday afternoon. After a good … Continue reading Brussels pays us a visit! Part II
I know you already got sunburnt at least once and possibly ate your first ice cream of the season, but you surely don’t believe that summer in Luxembourg has already started, right? No, no, no, boys and girls, in Luxembourg, summer doesn’t start until the National Day has come… which coincidentally is celebrated on Midsummer … Continue reading Enjoy the National Day like a bred Luxembourger
UNESCO World Heritage site The City of Luxembourg with its old town and fortifications is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Luxembourg has had a very important strategic location between great European powers and it has seen many rulers: the Holy Roman Emperors, the House of Burgundy, the Habsburgs, the French and Spanish kings, … Continue reading Did you know this about Luxembourg? Part II
Last Wednesday (May 6) some more or less athletic trainees met to test their skills in bowling. There were more than just one who silently whispered “I am not very good at bowling”, but in the end we managed to have a fun evening – without broken toes and even with some sports between beer … Continue reading The Bowling Stones
Population Luxembourgers have one of the world’s lowest fertility rates, but the population of the country is rising, mostly thanks to the immigration. From 1947 to 1997, the population increased from 281,000 to 420,000. Currently the Grand Duchy’s population is estimated to be around 536,000, with approximately 20% of the people (107,000) living in the … Continue reading Did you know this about Luxembourg?