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7 Ways to Adult the F**k Out of a Music Festival – The 30-Something’s Survival Guide

Here’s another reason why being an adult f**king sucks. We still love everything about music festivals – the music, the dancing, the booze, the parties – but we no longer have the stamina or the cool factor of our uber-hip-Instafabulous-20-something counterparts.

Coachella may have ended months ago, but don’t hang up your flower crowns and Indian headdresses quite yet! Even though that disaster in the desert is over, festival season is still in very much in full swing with different events happening just about every weekend through the end of the year.

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Are Our 30’s the Golden Age of Travel?

We just arrived in Maui for our annual pilgrimage, and it got me thinking about how different my traveling experience has been over the last few years compared to what it was when I was in my 20’s. Here are some of the ways travel has improved for me over the last decade:

Pack all the things!

I used to be all about packing light when I was younger. It was so easy to throw a bunch of crap in a bag, sling it over my shoulder, and hop on a plane.

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5 Easy Tricks for Making Your Summer Travel Less Stressful (Hint: Wine is NOT on the List)

Summer is here, which means vacation season is officially upon us!

When I was in my 20’s, prepping for a vacation meant throwing a bunch of crap in a bag twenty minutes before I left for the airport. If I forgot something, meh! No biggie. Life was so much easier back then…

Now that I am in my 30’s (i.e., now that I have developed a general anxiety about EVERYTHING), the thought of even one night away from home stresses me the hell out. In addition to tried-and-true favorites like Xanax and/or a bottle of wine, over the years I have also found a few less-mind-altering tricks to help stay organized and relatively stress-free while traveling:

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