Whether you’re suffering from an existential crisis or you just want to learn more about the natural world, few activities can make you feel “in touch” with nature like watching wildlife. Wildlife observation is a fun learning experience for people of all ages, and you can do it no matter where you live or travel. Best of all, watching wildlife doesn’t require a big budget or a lot of equipment. In fact, observing animals in your own neighborhood can be just as rewarding as traveling to exotic locations. No matter where you go, here’s what you should know.