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.
This should be your first stop if you are dreaming of or starting to plan your very own round the world adventure.
Click here to read more about the basics.
Everything you need to know about saving and budgeting for your trip. Click here to head to this section.
How to reduce the risk of travel and stay safe on the road. Click here to read more about travel safety.
This section is here to give you all the advice and information you need regarding health matters abroad. Includes the travel clinic
section where you can get expert medical and travel health advice from a qualified nurse. Click here to read more.
This section explores all the issues around travel and tourism and the effect it can have on issues such as
social injustice, human rights, animal welfare or ecotourism. Click here to read more.