In France, Germany and Belgium, it's common for the man to ask a woman out, but in Switzerland, the men can be a little reserved so women might want to give them a nudge.For French men, it's all about the chase, and playing ‘hard to get' is part of the game.The USP: Hook up with the people you walk past on the street.
This hook up app for friends (and friends of friends) is the equivalent of passing 'I Like You' notes in class.
If you like each other, you'll probably find a way to make it work, regardless of any cultural variations.
But knowing some of the cultural differences – who makes the first move, kissing on a first date, how soon to call after a date – may help you avoid awkward situations, or at least stop you from getting hurt or hurting someone else unintentionally.
4 comments The dating game can be hard enough in your home country, and even trickier if you're navigating an international dating scene without knowing how the game is played.
Here's a guide to take you through your first Euro date.