Finding the right time to travel it’s like finding gold, much people ask for this but never have a suitable answer, neither do I. In fact, like Nomadic Matt say it’s never the right time to travel in our lives.
When we are young, we have energy and time but, not the means. Then when we’re at middle-age, we have means and energy but, not the time. After that we are old, we have time and means but, not the energy
This makes me questioning everything in life, I realize that no matter when we decide to travel, there always will be some kind of priority, and you always have to choose what's best at that moment.
Not so long ago I question myself about what I was doing with my life and what I want to do. I thought so much about everything in life before I decided to go on a lifetime trip.
I was afraid of the unknown. I really want to go on an adventure, but when I thought about it I always held back. Maybe it’s irresponsible to go up and travel around?
The opinions of others
I was afraid of what people would think about me. My family and friends would think that I went crazy? Nobody going to take me seriously, they will judge me for being too irresponsible.
I got the fear of falling running out of money and having an awful career. What about the logistics of travel? How could I travel? I need a plan, I need to save money, I need to plan the trip and what I want to do after that.
These questions haunted me for a long time, I was nervous and terrified. But, to overcome all of these irrational fears, I become to think more clearly:
"What if I don’t go?"
I imagined myself living the life I was thought, having a cubicle work, buying a house, marrying and having children, being old, then I asked myself what I regret the most in my life at this age.
Finally, I had my answer…I would regret not living a life that I felt true to myself and being happy. I would regret not chasing what I wanted the most in life because of something as petty as the opinions of other people.
So, when is the right time to travel?
Travelling it’s all about to make priorities in life, every day we have to make choices but the big question is: what do you want to do with your life? After that doesn’t matter if it’s going to be a long journey, you have to trust in yourself, felt confident about, chase your dream, go for it. You will probably never going to find the right time to travel but if you don’t risk you will never know.
So no excuses to go travel, you can start today.