The tenth protagonist of our column is Ulrike Essex, world traveler and owner of the amazing Relais & Maison Grand Tour which houses a theater inside, yes a real theater 전전전생 다운로드! Citizen of the world, Ulrike is a great entrepreneur, courageous and dynamic with clear ideas and a suitcase always ready!
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1 다운로드. Could you introduce yourself (name, age, origin)?
My name is Ulrike Essex, I am in my fifties, originally from Germany, born and raised 아티산 다운로드. I moved to the United States in the 1980’s and started a family. My children live there still today. In 2018 I moved to Florence 다운로드.
2. You speak English, German, Italian but what is your ‘inner’ language?
I am a linguist and have done translations for many years for German and English 심즈4 하우스 다운로드. I learned Italian as a young woman but then forgot most of it until I moved to Italy. I have been exposed to Spanish for a long time and speak a little 다운로드. I took lessons in High School speaking 5 years of French and 4 years of Latin…my “Inner language” evolves all the time – right now it is English after living there for 32 years 다운로드. But lately I have noticed I started thinking in Italian. Immersion is taking place 🙂
3. When did your “entrepreneurial adventure” in Florence begin 다운로드?
I have been an entrepreneur most of my adult life 핸드폰 알집 다운로드. In 2017 a friend of mine from Florence suggested the purchase of the place I own today. It was time to reinvent myself once more.
4. Why have you chosen Florence?
My history with Italy is 20 years of traveling to Tuscany for all my vacations from 2 years old to 21, and it led me to buy here and settle here. It felt like a 2nd home. My parents loved Italy and we spent every Easter and Summer vacation here at the coast close to Marina di Bibbona. In 2013 I reconnected with dear friends in Florence from 40 years ago and the rest Is history.
5. What have been the greatest difficulties you’ve encountered as an entrepreneur?
* I have always known that Italy has very “chauvinistic” roots – Very frustrating at times but I have managed.
* I lived 32 years In the US and owned several businesses but the amount of bureaucracy and taxation I encounter here is unheard of.
* It seems that nothing can be done without spending money at a “notaio” or an “avvocato”