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French kindness, Lille, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 6th of June, 2009
In France, do not hesitate to ask people on the street for directions or anything you are interested to know. French people will be most happy to help you, but the other side of the coin is that they too ask immediately if they have doubts about something. So don't be surprised if during a simple walk you'll be getting a lot of questions about directions, or certain places that they cannot find. And you must be as polite as they are.

 
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Lille Nightlife

Craving for a big and active bar with great and tasty cocktails? Visit the Les Trois Brasseurs and the Le Moulin d’Or, or try the Lounge Café. The BD Fugue Café is a comic store with a bar located at the rear. The perfect place for meetings is L’Illustration. Lille is also a place where you can find lots of lively clubs located just within the place. There are two clubs that are very popular [...]
 
 
 

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