Myths debunked: 11 things you (wrongly) presumed about France
The French are some of the most stereotyped people on the planet, but are they really the world's leading cheese-eating, red wine guzzling, sex obsessed, 'surrender monkeys' they are made out to be? Here The Local debunks some of the myths surrounding the French and finds ten countries that beat France at their own ‘game’, for better or for worse.
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TOPLESS ATTITUDES: French women have the reputation of being comfortable bearing their breasts at the beach, but how much truth is in this stereotype? A 2014 survey by travel website TripAdvisor actually found Austrians(49 percent), Spanish (42 percent) and German (39 percent) women to be the most likely to take off their top bikini half while at the beach.