• How to Get to the Barricade at a Music Festival, Without Being a Jerk

    By Joshua Johnson March 05, 2014

    Here are 4 simple tips to make your way to the barricade at a music festival, without being too much of a jerk.

  • 4 Essential Drinks of Central Europe

    By Rose Mardit October 31, 2013

    A rundown of our favorite liquid offerings from Central Europe, and recommendations on how to enjoy them.

  • Outlast the Marathon: 7 Tips to Survive CMJ Music Marathon

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 08, 2013

    New York City -- You'll need more to survive this marathon than your CMJ Badge. These are the 7 must-know tips for the week.

  • Survival Guide: Traveling with Dietary Restrictions

    By Rose Mardit May 30, 2013

    Traveling with food intolerance or certain diets might be inconvenient, but it doesn't have to ruin your trip. Keep your body happy by checking out these tips for traveling with dietary restrictions.

  • Survival Guide: Staying Connected When You Leave the Country

    By Rose Mardit May 10, 2013

    Our tips for the best (and most budget-friendly) ways to keep in touch when traveling internationally.

  • Carpoolchella: a Survival Guide for Your Coachella Road Trip

    By Rose Mardit April 09, 2013

    Indio, California -- Whether driving from elsewhere in California or somewhere further, here are a few tips for making the most of your road trip to Coachella.

  • Cultivora's Guide to New Year's Eve

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 27, 2012

    The best parties New Year's Eve has to offer from coast to coast.

  • Low-Maintenance Grooming for Camping Festivals

    By Laura Baker-Finch May 21, 2012

    At every camping festival, levels of acceptable hygiene vary from hippy to high-maintenance. To fall somewhere in between, pack these essential items to stay clean(ish) and cute without missing the entire festival in bathroom and shower lines.

  • Survival Guide: Combatting Jet Lag

    By by Laura Baker-Finch February 20, 2012

    If your destination is a music festival (or, post-festival, the real world), you might not have the luxury of combatting jet lag on your own time. Here are a few tips and trips to help you with the process.

  • Survival Guide: Cold-Weather Festivals

    By Rose Mardit February 10, 2012

    Winter festivals are a whole different animal. Whether you've never seen snow and need a crash course in winter survival, or you grew up dealing with the cold and want a reminder, here are a few tips for staying comfortable when the temperatures drop, from a Detroit native and winter-weather veteran.