Sure then abundance of pointless cafes was annoying, but there was tons of other stuff to do. Yes I'd have liked a basic map to show me where I was. Navigating Lumiose without a map is like navigating the Twilight Princess Lakebed temple without a map, except with cabs that help alleviate the annoyance.
"That does not excuse the things we have done. It is merely a motive, not a justification" --Kratos Aurion