The Sunglasses Revolution

You know how people always say they just don’t make them like they used to? Well, in many cases they are probably right. Planned obsolescence has run amok in our society, and the concept has transitioned…

The Overland Minimalist

You are overlanding to the remote reaches of the planet, so who do you choose as a companion? Bear Grylls or Ray Mears? Sure, Bear would be a constant source of action and excitement, and dinner…



More Than Just a Book

When I first met the author Ulrich Dolde four years ago, the German language edition of Motorhome Self-Build and Optimisation was already a best seller. And Dolde was in the throes of completing the second edition…


Video of the Week: Undisturbed Norway

Do you ever stare at a landscape and think, “I could watch this all day.”  We certainly have, but sadly, on most occasions, there just isn’t enough time to stand around and watch the clouds float…

36 Hours of Adventure: Slopes and Summits

Contrary to popular belief, those of us working at Expedition Portal and Overland Journal do actually exist outside of our jobs. Much like young students assume their teachers magically vanish into some other dimension after class,…


A Journey to Africa

The desert is a place to find peace and freedom. Even before we fell in love with overlanding, we dreamed of camping in the dunes of Morocco. We heard story after story about the amazing country,…

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