Summertime often means long-awaited vacations and holiday excursions to take us away from the real world and give us a chance to relax and unwind. It has been no different for me. Recently I took a vacation to sunny Tampa, Florida, and I found myself in situations of which I would never dream. I learned some valuable life lessons that I can use, not just on vacation, but also to my life beyond the sandy beach. Below are six life lessons my vacation taught me. Don’t go anywhere until you read them first.