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Feature Vehicle :: This 1990 Toyota Hilux is Fit for an Icelandic Saga

Photography by Richard Giordano Those who know Torfi Birkir Jóhannsson describe him as the guy you want around when things go south. He welded a D-ring screw to a pintle hitch during an Arctic whiteout, acted as chief mechanic and logistics expert on various expeditions, and volunteers for the Slysavarnafélagið Landsbjörg, Iceland’s Search and Rescue…

The Bushwakka Kamelback Is Ready to Take on the World

With the exorbitant cost of overland vehicles these days, it may be tempting to consider a DIY project. In reality, building a camper is an expensive, technically challenging, and time-consuming project; we know this first-hand. Whatever the initial budget for the build of your camper, that amount will need to be doubled, then likely increased…

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Featured Overland Teardrop Trailer :: Edgeout Trailer

The Edgeout is the first overland travel trailer that we’ve featured with a completely rotomolded body (a world-first, according to Edgeout). The futuristic-looking teardrop is constructed from two separate components: a sleeping pod and a kitchen, both of which are single pieces of seamless LLDPE (linear low-density polyethylene) plastic. LLDPE is known for being flexible…

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Featured Campervan Upfitter :: Sync Vans

If you are considering purchasing an adventure vehicle and want something that is comfortable and nimble, a campervan is a great option. Vans aren’t quite as capable as trucks, and you’ll still have to pack up all of your belongings whenever you want to move (sigh). But what they lack in performance and convenience, campervans…

Featured Campervan Upfitter :: New Wave Vans

The Midwest is probably not the first place you would think to search for a campervan upfitter, but maybe it should be. New Wave Vans, located in Madison, Wisconsin, was founded by Pete Thulie and Brandon Lord. Together, they pair sweet Midwestern demeanor with high-quality craftsmanship to build “nice vans for nice people”. Pete and…

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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…

Featured Truck Camper :: German-made Cabineer Utilizes Greener NFC Construction

Photos courtesy of Cabineer.de In our world of vehicle-based travel, it’s unusual to see companies putting the spotlight on the environmental footprint of their products. But the creators of the Cabineer truck camper have done just that. Inspiration for the camper came after traveling the Pan-American Highway in a converted Land Rover Defender. The experience…

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Featured Overland Trailer :: HutRV Dekpod

The HutRV Dekpod is a new style of expanding overland trailer slated for release in 2022. The stand-out design principle behind this trailer is simple yet clever: a pivoting fold-out kitchen area that rotates open onto the trailer’s drawbar and tongue. It’s a great reminder that there’s still plenty of room for overland trailer innovation,…

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Thor Industries Debuts “eStream” Electrified Travel Trailer, Discusses eMobility Strategy

In North America, travel trailers make up approximately 70% of the recreational vehicle market, according to a recent presentation by Thor Industries, makers of the iconic Airstream travel trailer. But with the looming approach of widespread EV adoption, the RV giant has made some strategic moves to stay one step ahead of the curve. While…

Nimbl Evolution Camper Review

The Donner Pass has a formidable reputation, and this festive winter found a South African family driving a marvelous vehicle over record depths of ice and snow—white-knuckled. Us Southern Hemisphere people know as much about snow as you might about sangomas and umqombothi, and to be perfectly honest, we avoid the white stuff as we travel…

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