Hello Explore readers and welcome back to university! I hope you had an amazing break, I know I did! I spent the holiday touring through Europe in what was the best month of my life. Don’t worry, I’m not going to make you guys sit through 500 of my greatest holiday snaps! Instead I would like share some of the lessons I’ve learnt on my travels – through my own experiences and through the advice from family, friends and fellow travellers. Keep reading for my tips about what to pack in your metaphorical suitcase and what to leave at home.