Le Pourboire en France – Tipping in France

Le Pourboire en France – Tipping in France

Should you leave a tip in France? Antoine Humeau interviewed the owners and staff of a number of eating establishments in Angers to find out what people are ordering and whether they are leaving tips.

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Paris-Roller: interviews with participants

Nathalie Faucher spoke with two “Paris Roller” veterans about this famous twice-weekly roller-blading event. Whether you are looking for a date or just need some exercise, make plans to participate the next time you are in Paris!

See the map of the next outing here: http://www.pari-roller.com/la-randonnee/parcours-de-la-semaine/

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Le Palais des Papes à Avignon: an interview with Madame Renée Lefranc

In this interview, Madame Renée Lefranc recounts how the papacy moved from Rome to Avignon in the 13th century. An interesting story recounted with plenty of humor.

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Mimi, a member of the French Resistance movement during World War II

Soon after the German invasion of France, a teacher who was newly appointed to Domène (a small town near Grenoble) visited City Hall to introduce himself to the Mayor.

There, in City Hall, he met the mayor’s charming secretary, Anne-Marie (Mimi for short). The new teacher in town had good reason to strike up a friendship with Mimi, because he was looking for a contact who could produce false identity papers for a newly-formed resistance network.
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