It’s always the right time to do the things you’ve wanted to to but it may not always feel that way.

Most people are waiting for the right time to do X: the right time to quit a soul-sucking job, the right time to end a toxic relationship, the right time to get in shape…

Or, the right time to travel the world.

The truth is, there is no “perfect” moment where you feel feel absolutely comfortable putting everything on hold. Travel is one of those things where you just have to go out and do it.

This extensive guide will help you make the leap and enable you to take that trip you’ve been dreaming of while extinguishing unnecessary stress.

The first 3 items on this list may seem difficult at first buy they’re essential “first steps” to set your intention and put your plan in motion.

The rest of the items will help you become a more prepared, savvy traveler who knows that anticipation is key to success.