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The Way Overland Confirmed In Iran’s Evin Prison

For the most part, the world is much safer than we think. People are generally good, and time and again our worries about international travel are proven to be unfounded. Yet every once and a while something does go wrong, and it’s important for us to acknowledge that risk. That’s why today we’re sharing the…

How To Ship Your Vehicle To Europe

The years spent dreaming and planning for this around-the-world adventure were long, filled with research and eager anticipation. But the past month leading up to our launch date was brutally short, and I was swept away by a landslide of logistics: plane tickets, paperwork, hotel reservations, car rentals, deadlines. En masse, the cascade of tasks…

The Truth About Bribery

By Bryon Bass, Graeme Bell, Scott Brady, Dan Grec, and Lois Pryce Intro by Dan Grec Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Gear Guide 2019. The very word bribery often strikes fear into the heart of those who have never experienced it. Terrifying images of corrupt military brandishing automatic rifles come to mind,…

Overland Expo East

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The Overland Expo is one of the most exciting events of the year, a chance to reconnect with friends, listen to stories of adventure, and explore the newest products for overlanding. While the west show has been huge in recent years, the east event is also growing, and now changing venues to Arrington, Virginia and…

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The Top 25 Instagram Overland Accounts

#Instagram for days! Our 25 Favorite Overland Adventurers Instagram is ripe with inspiration for both the traveler and the photographer, and there are some accounts that just do it better. Our best 25 overlanding list focuses on the real travelers and world-class photographers that post (mostly) original content. Not all accounts are overland heavy or…

prAna Giving Away $100,000 To Pursue Your Dream Job

Have you ever dreamed of being a world-class photographer? Maybe you long to start your own overland tour company, run a dive shop in Tahiti, or become a renowned travel writer. Whatever your dream job is, prAna wants to make it a reality by giving you a $100,000 salary to quit your day job and…

Five Reasons To Make Siberia Your Next Overland Destination

Geographically speaking, Siberia comprises some 77 percent of Russian territory stretching from the Ural Mountains in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east. Vast and wild, largely consisting of taiga and tundra, it is sparsely populated. Looking at a map, you will see that no roads traverse northern Siberia; road trips are limited…

Northwest Overland Rally: Family Style Exploration

Former Overland International staffer Ray Hyland has been organizing the Rally Series for nine years. Now in the seventh year at Plain, Washington, the Northwest Overland Rally (NWOR), which occurred from June 20-23, is one of the more intimate weekend gatherings for vehicle-based exploration and related equipment. This assembly of overland enthusiasts and gear vendors…

Of Sand Dunes, Camels, and Kangaroos

Few topics that pique the adventurer’s imagination as venturing into the planet’s wild and remote locales. Throughout the epoch of time, the human spirit has drawn these rugged individuals to the far corners of the earth in an attempt to sail, hike, or drive to where others have yet to venture. This year marks the…

Traveling The World With The Barnsley Family

The Barnsley family have chosen to seize life by the horns. Mr. Jamie Barnsley contacted me in February 2017 asking for advice as he prepared to overland the planet in a Defender 130 with his wife, Angela, and two children. We have been friends since, and I have watched their journey from afar with envy….

Rolls-Royce Enters the Cullinan in the Rebelle Rally :: Overland News

Press Release: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars July 1, 2019 (Reno, NV) – Today, Rolls-Royce announced their participation in the 2019 Rebelle Rally. The company will showcase the new Cullinan SUV with experienced competitors and 2018 Rebelle Rally co-champions Emme Hall and Rebecca Donaghe at the helm. This exciting entry will compete in the CUV Class – comprised of street legal vehicles…

The Clean Cruiser Project: June 2019 Update

Paso Robles to Merida, Mexico Twenty-one days in, I can’t help but laugh a bit when reflecting upon our departure from Paso Robles, California. While other teams would be conducting gear layouts, checking and double-checking vehicle documentation, and ensuring that they’ve packed their toothpaste, we were half a bottle of whiskey in, spending time with…

How to Visit British Columbia like a Local

Company Spotlight: Hastings Overland Photography courtesy of Hastings Overland When most people think of a road trip through Canada (British Columbia in particular), they think about wide-open spaces with room to roam all to yourself. While possible, many only follow the well-trodden path en route to well-established hubs such as Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler, without knowing…

How To Win A Free Off-Road Adventure To Colorado From Tincup

What is it about adventure that stirs our souls? What irresistible facet has managed to lure travelers away from their homes for centuries, and inspired countless expeditions to nearly every corner of the globe? Is it the freedom of escaping our daily lives, a desire to seek out something greater than ourselves, or perhaps just…

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