The term "spring break" takes on a different meaning when you're out of college. What used to be a weekend of partying now resembles a retreat with (hopefully) a somewhat bigger budget. As you grow older and wiser, taking time off becomes more about unplugging with R&R rather than inducing FOMO with your wild Instagram pics.
However, just because you're not into doing keg stands at a motel in Daytona Beach doesn't mean you've mastered the grown-up vacation. We observed seasoned travelers and nailed down seven essential behaviors that show the world you're not just a disorganized college student slumming your way through Europe. Here's to becoming that sophisticated jetsetter you've always wanted to be.
Illustrated by Sydney Hass