The written and spoken word have been shaping our lives since the dawn of mankind. They’ve built and defined societies, led to a greater understanding of the world around us, and helped to bridge the gap between nations, but they’ve also been a barrier. Even simple differences in dialects can lead to difficulties in communication,…
In the fall of 2014, I wrote a small review of an upstart web and app-based travel resource called iOverlander. At the time it had equal potential to be a runaway success, or just one of a million great ideas to vanish into the cyber-ether. Three years later, the iOverlander platform is a proven winner…
If you follow Expedition Portal with any regularity, you know we cover the topic of power management quite often. The business of watts and amps has become inextricably intertwined with the pursuit of overland travel. Even when we’re roughing it, we can’t seem to live without our electronic devices. Over the last many years the…
There are a handful of items in the overlander’s inventory which seem to never go out of fashion, and radio communication systems rank high on that list. On our Expedition Portal forum we have a category dedicated to that one subject and it has accrued thousands of posts over the years. It is also a…
A tale of two Yetis. How well does the new Lithium powered Yeti 400 improve on its popular predecessor?
Shed some serious light on your situation with this 320 lumen light and battery pack.
I test one of the newest map apps on the market.
Developed in the African bush and now available in the States, we test SnoMaster’s 42 liter fridge/freezer.
A speaker to survive all your adventures
This price-minded 12V chiller offers great performance at a reasonable price.
Great gifts don’t have to break the bank.
Looking for something to get or give this holiday season? We did the shopping for you.
While most of the project vehicles at SEMA have become the bastions of bad taste, there are still fantastic products and new innovations to be found. For this product showcase, I review some of the more notable offerings. WARN: Each year Warn manages to not only release new products, but also stay true to…
Magellan jumps into the off-road navigation game with a dirt-purposed GPS system
Whether it’s in the sun, the shade, or being shot by AK’s, the Atacama 79 Watt delivers
A guide to the best 12 volt fridge-freezers on the market.
I test the best camp lights on the market. From $12 to $200 and everything in between.
The future of portable power comes to the overland traveler with this compact power supply.
If you need to power up your gear without adding a dual battery system, Anker’s new PowerHouse is worth a look
New toys for the overlander.