Gretel, you come from Cuba. How long have you been in Luxembourg?
I arrived in March 2001, just in time to experience the change from Luxembourg Francs to Euros.
What reasons took you to Luxembourg?
A very common answer: my husband got a good job offer here.
What studies did you do and what is your main activity?
I studied foreign languages (English and Italian) and Theater and Media Production. Now I’m a freelance photographer and a full time mother.
Can you give me 3 adjectives to describe your life in Luxembourg?
Hectic, full and artsy.
What aspect of Luxembourg would you miss if you had to leave tomorrow?
I can get everywhere in 10 minutes!
What is your favourite district in Luxemburg?
Can you give me an exemple of a word in your mother tongue that is difficult to translate in another language?
I can’t think of just a word, but several words that have different meanings in different contexts and depending on the intonation too.
I love talking about my countries : the native one Cuba and also Luxembourg, the one that has kindly adopted me all these years. And if this information can help someone it is really satisfactory.