Floods in Luxembourg and Belgium

The floods that hit Luxembourg and Belgium on the evening of July 14th, 2021, caught me in Esneux, Belgium, close to Spa and Liege, one of the worst affected areas. Trying to get out of the incredibly long queues on the few roads still opened, I was redirected by the GPS 6 times and spent several hours in traffic (for a trip that should have lasted one hour). At one point, the GPS told be to take a left on this street: It didn’t seem like a good idea, so I tried another route, but not before taking a few …

Brexit in Luxembourg

From January 31st 2020, at midnight, the United Kingdom and the European Union parted ways after 47 years and the British community in Luxembourg marked the moment with deep sadness. I joined them to see how the Brexit looks from Luxembourg. It feels a bit weird to come back to the blog with a sad event, but it was a historic moment and I simply had to document it. I started the evening at the church of St Alphonse on rue des Capucins, where the Anglican Church of Luxembourg organised a Brexit vigil, together with British Immigrants Living In Luxembourg …

International Celtic Festival

This weekend, we went to the International Celtic Festival Bealtaine, in Neihaischen, near Schuttrange, Luxembourg. It’s not the first time we visit it, as the festival reached its 8th edition this year, but this time I also took some photos: The kids loved it, as they had plenty activities to choose from: We almost bought some creepy stuff, but we decided not to redecorate this year: We watched the Celts at work: Or just chilling: And we went to see the gladiators fight, but I really don’t remember who won (they all managed to survive): While we were leaving, a …

Luxembourg Science Center

Recently, I took the kids to Luxembourg Science Center, in Differdange. I didn’t know about this place but, as I learned, it’s a great science and discovery center for everyone, kids or grown-ups!   I really liked the fact that you can find activities suitable for all ages, from small children to adults. All discovery stations have complete, multi-language info on the experiments, so you will probably learn a few things while having a lot of fun! The little one took all the kinetic sand for himself, until I promised him I will buy a bag to play at home. …