Quebec Warnings and Dangers

  • Note the car keeping well to the left!
    Note the car keeping well to the left!
    by johngayton
  • Ton Table T'Attende (dans le printemps)
    Ton Table T'Attende (dans le printemps)
    by johngayton
  • Driving and parking
    by LeDragon

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  • 1. Driving and parking

    ... It's a joke ! "Wo" was the call french canadian used to use for stopping horses...some years ago. More seriously, the trafic sign are pretty similar to those you will see in United States. Just...

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  • 2. Safety

    Hello everyone, I live in Quebec City and I can assure you that this city is 100% safe, absolutely everywhere and at anytime, day or night. Of course, there is certain areas that are not as pleasant...

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  • 3. Walking in Quebec City

    Even though Quebec is very much a tourist-orientated city, it is still a working city. As such it has its residential neighbourhoods, which, despite being in the city centre, are just that little bit...

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  • 4. Weather and winter gear

    IF YOU ARE COMING FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE WORLD AND ARE PLANNING TO VISIT QUEBEC IN THE WINTER..BRING A REALLY WARM HAT. AS I DISCOVERED THE FIRST YEAR I CAME TO QUEBEC..YOU REALLY NEED A HAT. ESP...

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  • 5. Tipping

    I found the North American fixation on ‘near-mandatory’ tipping curious at best. Where I live staff are paid legislated minimum wages and tipping is not expected, though ‘rounding up’ is reasonably...

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  • 6. Tax refunds

    About tax refunds in Quebec: GET TO AIRPORT EARLY! To get tax refunds, you need to pass by the custom bureau before (in Dorval, it's in the arrival floor to the right of the elevators) so that the...

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  • 7. Don't Expect An Alfresco Table Midwinter!

    OK This is just an excuse to use the pic! But having said that, many of the bars and restaurants here have great summer patios but take their furniture indoors...

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  • 8. Don't Throw Nothing!

    The Plains of Abraham are surrounded by cliffs plummeting into the St Lawrence River. At the bottom of the cliffs are, surprisingly, houses. There are many...

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  • 9. Careful what you swim into!

    The Loew's Hotel has a great outside pool. One part of it allows one to swim into the building. But to do so you have to swim underneath a plastic plexiglass...

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  • 10. Sometimes the natives are...

    Sometimes the natives are obviously irritated when one doesn't speak French. Some say they become fluent in English as soon as they spy the cash.;o) They all...

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  • 11. Always hide the food, whether...

    Always hide the food, whether it's in a tree or in the safely closed garbage can the park provide. wild life, particularly bears, can be attracted to it. We...

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  • 12. Like Europeans, the Quebecois...

    Like Europeans, the Quebecois seem not to have heard of non-smoking sections in restaurants. Choose your table carefully. Also--duh--it's cold: once, we visited...

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  • 13. Le Chateau Frontenac is a...

    Le Chateau Frontenac is a magnificent castle-like structure with copper turrets and stone towers. Le Chateau is over 100 years old and is THE landmark of Quebec...

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