The tortellini experience
Lessons from opening a Bed and Breakfast in Bologna Italy
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Have you ever felt the urge to move to a different country and start a new life? Maybe you have thought about moving to a Mediterranean country and opening your own business like a Bed and Breakfast? The author did exactly that.
The tortellini experience describes how the author, a Canadian of Italian heritage, moved to Italy and started a Bed and Breakfast called il Benvenuto Bologna. il Benvenuto Bologna opened its doors in 2014, and since then has hosted over a thousand guests from around the world.
The tortellini experience is more than a memoir. It shares true stories about what life is like moving to Italy, and opening a Bed and Breakfast. Take part in the author’s journey as he learns how to adapt to Italian culture and bureaucracy through trial and many errors.
This book introduces you to Bologna, a city that blends vibrant Italian modern culture in a medieval setting. Bologna is a hidden gem, and you are invited to discover the unique personality and sights of this must-see city.
For anyone who has ever considered moving to Italy and starting a B&B, The tortellini experience also offers real tips on searching for the right place for a B&B, managing the renovation process, and running a B&B.
No journey is easy, and The tortellini experience provides honest insight, as the author confronts the challenges of building a new life in Italy.