Anyone can travel the world cheaply, easily and independently, but taking that step from dreaming about a gap year or round the world trip to actually planning it can be difficult at first. There is just so much information to try and take in and use. Where do you start? How do you even go about starting to plan? How do you sort out the logistics? Well this section is here to help you sort through the maze of information and logistical problems and help you plan your independent backpacking trip whether it is a short break or a round the world gap year. There are specific sections devoted to different aspects of planning and researching your trip, simply click on each section to read more.