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Build Your Skills With These Off-Road & Overland Adventure Books

Over the years, our staff has been asked a lot of questions about overlanding. But there’s one query that almost every enthusiast seems to have in common. No, it’s not “What size tires can I fit with this lift?” but rather “What will improve my vehicle’s capability the most for the least amount of money?”…

Win the Defender 110 of Your Dreams and $20,000

At Expedition Portal, we firmly believe that the type of vehicle you drive and the modifications it has are less important than the places you take it. However, we also believe that winning a Defender 110 and $20,000 of gas money would make exploring a lot more fun! That’s why today we’re sharing this contest…

A Touch Of Camel Trophy: Towing a Land Rover Through Canada’s Whipsaw Trail

What do experienced overlanders do when a disabled truck needs to be recovered on the trail? Some of North America’s best off-highway driving instructors and vehicle recovery experts showed us their skills when they recovered a disabled truck from the historic Whipsaw Trail in July 2019. My husband, Steve, and I have driven Whipsaw four…

The New Defender Gets A Front Runner Rack

Expedition Portal Exclusive: Front Runner Outfitters Gives the New Land Rover Defender an Aftermarket Upgrade South African overland brand releases roof rack kit for the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 The 2020 Defender has created a tremendous buzz in recent months, the anticipation building since concept models were teased nearly a decade ago. Now that…

Happy Holidays!

As we round the final bend into 2020, we wanted to take a moment to wish you and your families a joyous holiday season. Wherever you are, whatever you’re celebrating, and whoever you’re celebrating it with, we hope you’re making memories as warm and inviting as a campfire on a cold day. Happy Hanukkah, Merry…

Arkonik: Defending the Defender

Prologue: Namibia “Yeah, it’s leaking oil pretty good.” I’m yelling from underneath a well-outfitted Land Rover Defender 110, trying to overcome the clattering of an idling 300Tdi motor. Early on as a professional archaeologist, I learned just to accept the vehicle you get when you get there and get working. We were somewhere in Namibia’s…

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