A French TikToker Revealed The Top 10 Things That Shocked Her When She Moved To Quebec

Guess you don't have to tip at restaurants in France.
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A French TikToker Revealed The Top 10 Things That Shocked Her When She Moved To Quebec

Have you ever wondered what would surprise you if you moved to Quebec from another province or country? TikToker @whatsupclaire, who came to Montreal from France, gave us some insight. 

In a two-part video series, Claire — who has more than a million followers on TikTok — highlighted the top 10 things that shocked her when she moved from France to Montreal

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Here are the 10 things that Claire says shocked her upon arriving in Quebec:

  • You have to pay for your driver's license every year

  • There's free furniture/objects left on the street

  • You HAVE TO leave a tip at a restaurant

  • You can meet squirrels/raccoons/marmots everywhere

  • Everything is open on Sunday — even the post office

  • You have to pay a license every year when you have a dog

  • Everyone is on a "tu" basis (rather than using the more formal "vous") — even you and your banker

  • You can bring your own bottle of wine to restaurants

  • Most municipal pools are free

  • The stores close very late at night

How interesting to think that none of these things is true in France! 

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