If you're planning a career break, sabbatical, gap year or just some long-term travel, you will find that you need to do some research! But it doesn't have to cost a lot, or even anything! Here is our round-up of the internet's top free ebooks and guides for all your career break needs. Enjoy!
General travel books
Top 100 free travel books on Kindle (if you don't have a Kindle you can get the app so you can still get some free books!)
Seven travel secrets ebooks from Tripbase. Each download triggers a donation to a water charity.
8 solo tips for having the best trip ever from Lavi Was Here
How to travel like a pro is a free guide you can get when you sign up to Nomadasaurus' newsletter
Free travel planning ebook from MapTrotting - really useful guide if you've never taken a big trip before. Or even if you have, there's always something new to learn!
Saving and planning for travel by Creative Travel Guide
How to save money by booking your travel online by the Amateur Traveler
101 travel tips that will save you money and make travel easier
8 ways to save money on your travel from CTI
Career break, digital nomad and long-term travel books
Funding Freedom: From Corporate Life to a Life of Travel is a guide based on 2 people's own experience
Free ebook on how to travel long-term on a budget - just sign up to their newsletter using the box on the right of the page.
Free guide to getting sponsors for your travel - if you want to get paid to travel the world!
12 steps to full-time travel by Aussie Hannah Finch
Free guides to creating a life of travel when you sign up to Survive Travel's newsletter
Step-by-step guides to volunteering in various countries around the world
So, you wanna be a traveller tells you how to leave your job to travel
Travel Europe on a budget from World of Travel Photography
Free Australia travel guides - one for the whole country and ones for different regions and cities
Your guide to living in Australia - aimed at expats but suitable for those on a working holiday visa too
New Zealand travel guide from Stray Travel
Cheap places in South America and budget travel tips
Free ebooks on the most popular countries to visit in South America plus a guide to tours
South America highlights from a digital nomad couple
Overlanding Mexico and Central America on Kindle or pdf
Free guides to the most popular regions across Africa from Safari 365
Misadventures in SouthEast Asia from Somewhere or Bust
44 things you must know before travelling to China by Travel China Cheaper
Japan Travel by uber career breaker Pete Martin
When you come back
Free ebook on how to find a job from Bubble Jobs
A range of guides on job-hunting - American but useful for all
Free guide on how to prepare for an interview from Ask a Manager
101 tips to help you find a job you love when you sign up to their network
How to find your vital vocation on Kindle
40 free tips on changing career from our old friends (and career change experts) Position Ignition
10 years 100 photos - fab for a bit of inspiration! By Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere
Around the world with 40 Lonely Planet travel bloggers - subscribe to the newsletter (on the right of the page) to get this
Meaningful travel tips: African American perspectives - they say it is suitable for all black travellers
The absolute best blogging tips for travellers
Pinterest for travel bloggers by Faraway Lucy
We'll keep this list updated when we find more cool free ebooks and guides for career breakers and long-term travellers. If you've got one you'd like us to add to the list, just email firstname.lastname@example.org or tell us on Twitter or Facebook. Thanks!