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Overland Home Launches Overland International’s co-owner and designer Stephanie Brady has launched a new business called Overland Home. Overland Home aims to provide beautiful, unique, and well-designed products from artisans around the globe with a focus on natural materials and time-honored techniques. All artisans sourced from are paid fair wages, which means when you purchase…

10 Things to Know About Overlanding Spain

Photography by Richard Giordano It might sound cliché, but Spain is truly a country with something for everyone. An easy jumping-off point to France and Portugal, Northern Africa, the British Isles, or beyond, Spain’s convenient location makes it accessible for most overlanders traveling in Europe. While milder wintertime temperatures provide an escape for those from…

On the Rocks: Outdoor Barware for the Happiest of Happy Hours

Lead photo by Richard Giordano I view cocktail-making as a gesture of love. There’s care involved: slicing citrus, preparing ingredients, sourcing ice cubes, shaking or stirring. Time, a precious commodity, is also required. Your personal preferences are attended to. Two shots or one? Too sweet or not enough? The casual mixologist, often a friend or…

The Tufport Overlander Slide-in is Lightweight and Built with Heritage

When purchasing a camper, you simply cannot underestimate the value of experience. Tufport, based in Delta, British Columbia, has specialized in manufacturing industrial-grade truck slide-in units and van tops for the last 50 years. Their products include custom van interior installations, the Adventure slide-in for pickups, the Medical Mobile Treatment Centre (MTC) slide-in for workplace…

Ford F-150 Lightning Lariat

Ford Slashes F-150 Lightning Production for 2024

Automotive News reported this week that Ford is planning to roll back production volume on its segment-leading F-150 Lightning EV pickup next year by half. Citing projected soft consumer demand for EVs, Ford’s decision comes on the heels of General Motors’ lousy Q3 earnings report, which saw the Detroit giant giving up on producing 400,000…

Boxio Portable Sink and Toilet :: Field Tested

Photography by Richard Giordano Boxio Portable Camping Sink Established in Germany, Boxio manufactures stackable toilets and sinks made from recycled plastics. Inspiration struck while founder Arvid was building a tiny house for his family. Composting toilets in Europe were expensive and complicated, so with the help of his co-founders and a couple of engineers, a…

Rooftop Tent Skills — Buy, Bolt-on, and Bug Out

In this age of hyperbuilt and overcomplicated overland vehicle builds, it is all too easy to forget that, above all else, your build should be affordable, practical, and straightforward. The rooftop tent (RTT) is not a new invention; we have all seen the images of overland vehicles built in the early 20th century equipped with…

25 Holiday Gifts for the Overlander in Your Life

Presented by Küat Racks Have you heard a Mariah Carey song blasting over the speakers at your local grocery store yet? If so, it’s probably time to start thinking about the quickly-approaching holiday gift giving season. From ADV riders to bikepackers, vehicle aficionados, and tent campers, there’s something for everyone in this Expedition Portal gift…

The Aftermarket Space Camper for Tesla’s Cybertruck is Going Viral

Space Campers is an aspirational manufacturer specializing in The Wedge hard shell tent camper and The Cap topper specifically built for the Tesla Cybertruck (this article will focus on the Wedge tent as the Cap topper will likely only be available in 2025). The company introduced the bed-embedded wedge-style tent camper in mid-2023, and now…

A Family Overland Adventure in Greece :: Video of the Week

This week’s video by Slovenian freelance photographer and videographer Uros Podlogar is a sensational tribute to his young family, the spirit of adventure, and the beauty of Greece. From the Acropolis of Athens to beaches with turquoise waters, this family of four traveled in their trusty Toyota Hilux and Alu-Cab camper, taking in every sun-filled…

Patriot Campers Launches the Sublime Back to Basics X2 Tourer

Do not be deceived by that title; the X2 Tourer is essentially the revival and evolution of the original, award-winning Patriot Camper trailer. The new X2 Tourer is designed and built to achieve a balance of simplicity and innovation, offering a lightweight, highly comfortable, and ultra-capable camping experience. The Patriot Camper’s team is nothing if…

Escapod Topo 2 Overland Trailer :: Field Tested

Teardrop trailers are old-school cool, with a lineage that dates back to the DIY plans of the 1930s. The trailer style has remained popular ever since, and for a good reason—they just work. The teardrop perfectly balances compact dimensions, sleep-inside comfort, and timeless style. Most small trailers use a rooftop tent for sleeping, but it…

Tesla’s Polarizing Cybertruck to be Released November 30 with a Special Event in Austin

Marking a pivotal moment in the electric vehicle industry, Tesla is poised to unveil the much-anticipated Cybertruck on November 30, 2023. This major event will take place at Tesla’s Austin, Texas headquarters at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. For weeks, our social media feeds have been buzzing with glimpses of the Cybertruck, whether cruising down highways…

Why You Should Apply for the #GetOutDoStuff Travel Grants

British explorer and author John Blashford-Snell speaking at the 2023 Armchair Adventure Festival. The #GetOutDoStuff grants are available thanks to the event’s fundraising efforts. Applications are now open for the #GetOutDoStuff adventure travel grants. The beauty of these grants is that anyone getting out and doing stuff can apply. A round-the-world trip need not be…

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