When you get to be about 28, your friends separate into two distinct groups: the guys who are either married or well on their way, with mortgages and possibly children, and the fun ones. With every passing year, the first group gets larger while the second one dwindles. It’s as inevitable as death and Motley Crüe reunion tours.
But don’t let the peer pressure force you to settle down. No, 30 is actually the time to do just the opposite and say, “Screw you guys, I’m going on Spring Break!” Sure, your friends’ wives will immediately cast you as "that guy" and probably never let your buddies hang out solo with you ever again, but who cares?
As someone who’s been to more Spring Breaks than weddings, I can tell you with total certainty: there’s absolutely nothing better than living like you’re 21 when you’re 30, at least for a week. After successfully going on Spring Break for more than a decade, here are some tips I picked up along the way.