S.S. Coachella: 10 Things You Must Bring on the Cruise

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10. Ear Plugs
Are boats like airplanes? Do your ears pop with the champagne bottles as you float away from shore? I don't think so. But with acts like Girl Talk and Sleigh Bells onboard, there's a good chance your ears will burst from all that big noise or those brilliant beats. 

Ear plugs today are the best friend of your ears 40 years from now. 

9. Hat
Good God, there's nothing more stylistically horrifying than those wide-brimmed floppy hats the "hip" girls are wearing these days. In their flowing, floor length dresses, and huge clonking wedges, they're always in a state of "cool" that causes others to shutter or drool. 

But on the S.S. Coachella, you're gonna need a hat. A baseball cap might be too little league. A cowboy hat too late '90s Madonna. I got an old beaut I bought at Zion National Park that'll do just fine! I'm dustin' that off right now. 

8. Goofy Clothing
Since cell phones don't work out there in international seas, wearing your most crazy getups'll get you to your cruise mate faster than just yelling and walking around without direction and tears in your eyes. 

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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