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Lineup Announced for the 2022 Adventure Travel Film Festival

Offering several opportunities for fun-filled weekends this summer, the Adventure Travel Film Festival has returned with two locations for 2022: Perthshire, Scotland (July 8 to 10, 2022) and Cotswolds, UK (August 12 to 14, 2022). The Festival’s lineup includes a tantalizing array of independent adventure travel stories. Filmgoers will join Naresh Kumar’s tandem bike journey…

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Tuk South :: From Kenya to Cape Town in Two Tuk-Tuks

What began as an adventure travel documentary project morphed into something more powerful for Robbie, Josh, Jasper, and Ivo of Tuk South. These young British gents are driving 6,000 kilometers from Kenya to Cape Town, using their platform and video production skills to raise funds for African wildlife rangers. Driving a couple of 8-horsepower tuk-tuks,…

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Overland Journal Presents: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a 3-part Video Series by Desk to Glory

I am thrilled to announce that Overland Journal has launched Episode One of a three-part original fly-and-drive video series titled Destinations: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Episodes two and three will be released later this week via the Expedition Portal YouTube channel on Wednesday, March 23, and Friday, March 25, 2022. This series follows the…

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Feature Vehicle :: Girl Gone Glamping’s 2014 Ram 3500 w/2016 OEV X10 Camper

Lindsey Kszos was sitting in the Philadelphia airport, celebrating the sale of her Airstream and half-ton GMC with a glass of wine and a lobster roll, when she received an unexpected call. Months earlier, Lindsey found a build thread on Expedition Portal congratulating “Kevin,” the first owner of a 2016 Overland Explorer Vehicles (OEV) X10…

IVECO Daily 4×4: Marcus and Julie Tuck’s Overland Vehicle for Softies

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Fall 2021 Issue. Photography by Richard Giordano We’re parked in a dry riverbed within the Ghost Public Land Use Area of Alberta, Canada, where Marcus and Julie Tuck have kindly opened their home to us for the evening. A chill autumn wind howls outside, but we’re…

What I Learned From These Women of Overlanding History

I’m at my favorite used bookstore in Calgary, head tilted, scanning the titles in the travel and world history section, tickling my fingers across their smooth spines: Bryson, Ferguson, Kerouac, Miller, Theroux. There’s usually a copy of Long Way Round by McGregor and Boorman, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance often makes an appearance,…

Interview With Solo Female Overlander Elisabeth Schwarz

My connection with Elisabeth Schwarz came as a result of a wardrobe crisis. A trip to Saudi Arabia was imminent, and I had no idea what to wear. Headscarf? No headscarf? What kind of loose clothing? How loose? I jumped into the Overland Middle East Facebook group and started typing, hoping for an answer. Several…

Destination :: Canmore, Alberta

Feature Image Courtesy of Tourism Alberta Enjoying a cup of coffee one morning, I gazed out the window of my ground-level apartment in Canmore, Alberta, when a herd of elk suddenly appeared, mere steps away. As they gracefully walked by, exhaling clouds of vapor in the brisk morning air, I was utterly dumbfounded by the…

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Video of the Week :: 1959 Crossing Africa and the Sahara by Truck

Photo courtesy of Anthony Fleming In 1959, Anthony Fleming, Rex Yates, and Collyn Rivers climbed aboard a modified Bedford QLR off-road military vehicle bound for South Africa. Rivers had purchased the truck, which was unused and cost a mere hundred pounds, and outfitted it with five 180-liter fuel tanks, five 20-liter jerry cans, and 700…

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The Legacy of Cyclist Kittie Knox

Photo courtesy of The Referee & Cycle Trade Journal, v. 15 May-Oct. 1895 via the Smithsonian Archives Between the busy streets of Broadway and Binney in Cambridge, Massachusetts, lies a tree-lined path nestled aside red-brick buildings of Harvard University. A sign at the Broadway Street entrance dedicates the paved walkway to Kittie Knox, “…an African…

Overland Classifieds :: 2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited

In a sea of $100,000+ overland builds currently for sale on the Expedition Portal classifieds forum, this 2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited provides a breath of fresh air. Despite this version’s seemingly simple exterior, this Montero is chock-full of accessories and upgrades. Highlights include 2.5-inch King shocks, an ARB Deluxe bull bar, a roof-mounted Goal Zero…