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Caught Up in the COVID-19 Crisis in Saudi Arabia

A life on the street, a life in a van—after more than four years in Africa, we thought that nothing and nobody could stop us. But then came coronavirus. Africa We spent 1,561 formative days on the African continent, and every country left its mark—a total of 36 countries, 49 border crossings, and countless roadblocks…

Go Fast Campers SuperLite Redefines Hardshell RTTs

Montana-based Go Fast Campers has a penchant for producing drool-worthy overlanding gear, and they just did something that is likely to send waves through the rooftop tent (RTT) market. Behold the SuperLite: a sub-100-pound, hard-shell, made-in-the-USA rooftop tent for $1,300. Cue fireworks. EDIT: a SuperLite mattress to go with your SuperLite RTT will add $279,…

Featured Camper :: Scout Truck Campers Yoho

Scout truck campers, who recently released their flagship model, the Olympic, has a shiny new camper available for preorder: the Yoho. For any overlanders who are seeking the comfort and security that a hard-sided shelter offers, but who don’t want to tow a trailer, a truck camper like the Yoho could be the ideal combination…

Expedition Portal Celebrates 15 Years of Adventure

June 25, 2020 :: Press Release In late June 2005, expeditionportal.com (known as ExPo) went live, serving initially as a community forum, and now as one of the world’s largest online overland resources for the vehicle-based adventure traveler. While the website has grown continually since 2005, growth has accelerated in recent years because of the…

Telecommuting from the Backcountry

For years I’d coveted the idea of working remotely, but like many “normal” folks, the 9-to-5 wouldn’t let me escape the confines of a brick and mortar office. But if there is one certainty of the human species, it’s that we’re incredibly adaptable and always find ways to adjust to changes. Due to the widely…

New Sprinter-Compatible Method 901 Dually Wheels

Sprinter owners take note, Method Race Wheels, known for their high-performance products that promise to be “lighter, stronger, faster” has just released the 901 Sprinter dually. This matte- black front and rear wheelset is manufactured from solid A356 aluminum with T6 heat treatment construction.   The 901 Sprinter Dually has the iconic 12-window design, a…

Featured Trailer :: To Extreme Rugged N’ Ready

If you’re looking for a tough-as-nails trailer to haul down your favorite off-road route, look no further than To Extreme’s Rugged N’ Ready line. Countless hours of R&D have gone into developing a trailer that To Extreme calls, “perfect for smaller tow vehicles and narrower trails.” To Extreme manufactures their Rugged N’ Ready trailers in…

Featured Campervan :: Mountain View Adventure Vehicles

What happens when a family with decades of world travel, overlanding, and camping experience assembles a design team and starts upfitting Mercedes Sprinters? You get damn nice campervans that have everything necessary for a comfortable off-grid adventure. Mountain View Adventure Vehicles, based in Tucson, Arizona, offers multiple campervan layouts to fit a range of budgets…

Thule Tepui 2020 Rooftop Tents

Swedish travel accessory manufacturer Thule is well known for its luggage, roof racks, cargo boxes, bike carrying systems, and more recently, Tepui rooftop tents. Thule acquired Tepui in late 2018 and has upheld and further developed its line of rooftop tents with offerings that fit every type of vehicle out there, from cars to trucks…

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