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Expedition Overland Announces Launch of New Overlander Network

After 10 years of publishing episodic content through platforms including YouTube and Amazon Prime Video, Expedition Overland is reimagining their distribution strategy, finding their home on the subscription video platform special.tv, where they have launched the all-new Overlander Network. The Crofts envision expanding the Overlander Network to include other overlanding filmmakers, adventure travelers, and storytellers….

Olabisi Ajala’s Round-the-world Trip on a Lambretta Scooter

Photography courtesy of An African Abroad by Olabisi Ajala Arriving at the Mandelbaum Gate border post between Israel and Jordan’s Jerusalem, Nigerian journalist Olabisi Ajala spotted a sign on his right that read: “This is Jordan. Beyond is no-man’s-land. Only U.N. officials allowed.” Guards and soldiers from both nations watched from high towers, bombed-out buildings,…

Overland Classifieds :: Equipt’s Custom-Built 2019 AT Overland Chaser Trailer

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that off-road trailers are gaining popularity in the overland space. Advances in design and manufacturing have resulted in a wave of off-road trailers that are increasingly tough, compact, and well-equipped. With pros such as weight distribution, enhanced organization, and the ability to stage the trailer at camp,…

Overland Classifieds :: 1981 Toyota Sunrader 4×4 RV

Editor’s note: This vehicle was sold while I was formatting this article. Dreaming up an overland build often starts with contemplating whether to use an old or new vehicle as your platform. There are pros and cons to each. Do you have the budget for a new vehicle? Are you comfortable with electronic components versus…

Destination: Peachland, British Columbia

Photography by Richard Giordano Nestled on the western shore of Okanagan Lake, the charming town of Peachland, British Columbia, is located in the south-central region of the province, midway between the sizable cities of Kelowna (to the north) and Penticton (to the south). While Peachland itself is worth a visit, what truly captures the hearts…

Featured Vehicle Interior: Badass Brunette’s 2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport

Whether she’s skydiving, jumping out of helicopters in a giraffe onesie, or riding her Yamaha TT-R230, at the end of the day, Cristin Whetten returns to the 2015 Toyota Tacoma that she calls home. Known as Badass Brunette on Instagram, Cristin bought the truck brand-new nearly seven years ago, admittedly knowing nothing about offroading, camping,…

Featured Vehicle Interior :: Overland Site’s 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Vehicle features here on Expedition Portal offer a wealth of information about overland builds, including specifications, modifications, and upgrades. While they are helpful in a general sense, I want to dig deeper. I want to know what’s in drawer systems, how dry food storage is organized, what kind of toiletry kits overlanders swear by, and…

Overland Classifieds :: Beartooth Vanworks 2019 Ford Transit with 4×4 Quigley Conversion

The brainchild of yet another innovative Bozeman, Montana, overland establishment, Beartooth Vanworks specializes in custom van conversions. Nicknamed “Orange Sunshine,” this 2019 Ford Transit with a 4×4 Quigley conversion was designed to capture attention. And it does. Its Creamsicle-colored decal feels like a throwback to the ’90s, and the peach accents in the interior create…

Destination: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick

Beyond the deep, verdant green of the Acadian Forest, past the wildflowers, cascading waterfalls, balsam fir trees, and woodferns, lies a 250-kilometer stretch of rocky shoreline on the eastern coast of Canada that lays claim to the highest tides on the planet. Located between the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, the Bay…