Quitting, whether a job or a habit means taking a turn so as to be sure you’re still moving in the direction of your dreams. In this way, quitting a job to go vagabonding should never be seen as the need of something grudging and unpleasant. Rather it’s a vital step in the beginning something new and wonderful.
What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds. When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.
A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles