5 Festival Alternatives for the Eternally Broke
Technology is pretty great, isn’t it? I like that I can photograph anything in high quality on my surprisingly cheap smartphone at any time, and I enjoy the fact that I can peer into people’s lives whilst sitting on the bus like a digital peeping Tom thanks to Facebook. Come summertime, though, the combination of these two erstwhile conveniences is just a little bit grating for the eternally broke.
This is never more evident than during festival season, where the viewing of my friends in short shorts at Glastonbury is an eternal reminder that I chose perpetual studenthood over getting a real job. I can’t afford to spend my summer traipsing about at festivals, and I’m understandably bitter as a result. Here are 5 alternatives if you too suffer from being eternally broke: