Regrets, we've all had a few. Whether it's a job that went bad, a big event you missed, or even the home comforts you forgot to pack in your suitcase, from time to time we all give ourselves a good kick and think "I really should have…”
With that in mind, The Local has canvassed the thoughts of a diverse group of expats, and asked them what they would do differently about their time in France, if they had the chance.
Then we whittled down their answers to the best.
Are you an expat in France? What chances have you missed? What have you landed yourself in? It could be trivial, practical or personal – join the conversation in the comments section below, and we might just add yours to the list.