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Overland Journal Podcast Episode 192 - top ten game changers

Ten Overlanding Game Changers :: Overland Journal Podcast

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 192 Matt and Scott are back together broadcasting from the Overland Journal World Headquarters in Arizona, and in this episode of the pod, they’re tackling the top ten game-changers for modern overlanders. From lithium batteries to satellite communications to vans, they break down the most significant advances in tech, gear, and…

The Outdoor Alliance

Outdoor Alliance Celebrates 10 Years of Public Lands Advocacy

In our continually shifting legislative landscape, America’s public lands often end up as an all-too-convenient political football for policymakers on both sides of the aisle. There’s no denying that there is an incredibly large range of stakeholders when it comes to our public lands, from staunch preservationists to those who seek full government divestment, and…

Acalanes High School Body Shop Jeep

Join Expedition Portal to Support Acalanes High School Body Shop’s Baja Adventure

Over the previous few decades, the traditional shop class has all but disappeared from American middle schools and high schools. Subjected to a wide range of diverse pressures, vocational education [career and technical education (CTE) as it is more correctly known] has slowly been whittled down to a stub of what it once was. Budget…

Honda NX500

Honda Reshuffles Its Adventure Lineup with the NX500

Honda is shaking up its adventure bike line with the introduction of the NX500—a mild update and rebrand for the long-standing CB500X. A promised reduction in weight, as well as claimed improvements to the chassis, suspension, engine, and electronics, should contribute to an improved on- and off-road package for the middle-weight moto. The NX500 is…

Crossing Continents Episode Three Malawi

Crossing Continents Episode Three – Malawi :: Video

Crossing Continents Episode Three—Malawi follows Scott Brady’s journey through the landlocked nation, including his ongoing challenges with finding fuel. This stunning country is filled with beautiful, warm, and joyful Malawians, which added to the sense of wonder while traveling the length of the most stunning of the Great Rift lakes—Lake Malawi. I laughed out loud…

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 190 - Kingsley Holgate

Kingsley Holgate :: Overland Journal Podcast

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 190 There are a handful of true living legends in the overland world: Tom Sheppard, Lois Pryce, Ted Simon, Mac MacKenny, and Sir Ranulph Fiennes, among them. But for my money, Kingsley Holgate is in a category of one. His laundry list of accomplishments in overland travel is enough to make…

Garmin video docuseries 7 Days Out - Nepal

Garmin Launches Original Docuseries :: 7 Days Out

Navigation giant Garmin has launched a new docuseries initiative on its YouTube channel. The first series, 7 Days Out, is now live. 7 Days Out follows “two regular guys” who parachute into the mountains of Nepal for a 7-day hike. Along the way, they discover the power of friendship, perseverance, and, of course, Garmin smartwatches….

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor Assault School - Overland Journal Podcast Episode 189

April Overland News | Ford Ranger, Lexus GX550, Africa, and More :: Overland Journal Podcast

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 189 Overland Journal Podcast host Scott Brady and Overland International’s Brian McVickers discuss the new Lexus GX550, Ford Ranger, and Ford Ranger Raptor, as well as the Ducati DessertX Rally. Additional conversation includes Scott’s latest from his Africa crossing, new Eezi-Awn products, and more. Special thanks to our sponsor this week,…

The Belgica expedition trapped in the Antarctic ice in 1897. Human Achievement

Milestones in Human Achievement :: Transglobal Car Expedition and The Hardest Geezer

I’m currently reading Julian Sancton’s riveting Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica’s Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night, an account of the trials of the Belgian/Norwegian/American expedition to Antarctica in 1897. The Belgica’s voyage was the first to make multiple landfalls on the continent and the first to overwinter South of 71…

Ignik Outdoors

Ignik Outdoors :: Heat and Light For Your Adventures

In this installment of the Expedition Portal series on brands that inspire us, Associate Editor Stephan Edwards profiles Washington-based Ignik Outdoors. He talked with co-founder Peter Pontano in an expansive conversation about Ignik’s origins, its lineup of warmth-focused outdoor products, and the company’s commitment to doing more for the planet. Across the vast reaches of…

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 188 - Ethiopia

Into Ethiopia with Bryon Bass :: Overland Journal Podcast

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 188 Scott Brady and Overland Journal Archaeology Senior Editor Bryon Bass discuss their recent trip through Kenya and into Ethiopia. As part of the crossing of Africa with the Ineos Grenadier, the team shares their insights on the challenges with temporarily importing the vehicle into Ethiopia and the required bureaucracy process….

2024 Kia Sorento X-Pro

Kia Sorento X-Pro :: First Drive

We have not covered Kia with any regularity on Expedition Portal or in Overland Journal. It’s not a manufacturer that has much of a legacy in the 4WD world, but if you cast your mind back to the turn of the century, you may remember the tiny first-generation Kia Sportage (1993-2002) and its successor, the…

Overland Journal Podcast episode 186 - Thérèse-Marie Becker

Thérèse-Marie Becker on the Last Overland and Finding Adventure :: Overland Journal Podcast

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 186 Thérèse-Marie Becker began her overland journey as a rock climber who used her van to access the crag. From there, she joined The Last Overland team on an expedition from Singapore to London in ‘Oxford,’ the original 1955 Land Rover used during the 1955 Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition….