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Overlanding: A Road to Resilience for Veterans

This syndicated article is published in collaboration with our partners at GearJunkie and Columbia Sportswear. War leaves scars, that’s obvious. What’s less obvious—and an often unspoken truth among the veteran community—is that the military can be hard to leave. To many, the draw of service is strong. It’s not just the camaraderie, gear, or adventure;…

Overland Expo Foundation Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The Overland Expo Foundation has revealed the recipients of its grant program for 2023, which supports organizations and individuals working towards protecting public lands and maximizing rights for overland travelers. The foundation aims to fund projects aligning with its mission of turning passion into protection. One of the wholly deserving recipients of the grant is…

Charline Ribotta

The Unstoppable Charline Ribotta :: Her Love for Africa and Moving Past Fear after Multiple Assaults on the Road

Charline Ribotta departed from her home country of France in a Toyota Hilux, equipped with a Front Runner rooftop tent and modifications of her design. She has been overlanding solo for more than a year now, with hopes of continuing full-time travel indefinitely. Her original itinerary was to traverse the Middle East and cross to…

Can Your Overland Videos Send You to Jail?

Last spring, I woke early to start a long day’s hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon on the south rim’s Bright Angel trail. Just a few switchbacks down from the historic Kolb brothers’ studio (famous in their own right as filmmakers), my eye caught subtle but deliberate movement in the pre-dawn light. A…

Overlanding in the Underserved Communities :: Interview with Heike & Toshi from AWillandAWay

Overland travel is an exciting, rewarding, and enriching experience for anyone, but when you are limited to using a wheelchair, this experience comes with its own unique set of challenges. Heike, wheelchair-bound since age 15, has learned to overcome these obstacles and faced her fears while traveling the Pan-American highway, Europe, and Southern Africa. Heike…

Nat Geo’s Incredible “Wild Life” Documentary Premiers April 14th, 2023

Anyone who has had the great pleasure of exploring Patagonia and the terminus of the Andes mountain range in southern Chile will know that this is a land of unspeakable beauty and natural abundance, a simultaneously powerful and fragile diverse range of ecosystems. There are two ways to exploit this land’s natural resources – one…

Sinuhe Xavier to Present at GTFOverland This Saturday, April 1st

Award-winning director, photographer, and professional adventurer Sinuhe Xavier will be welcomed to GTFOverland on Saturday, April 1st, to celebrate his recent cover of Overland Journal and showcase his photo essay found within. The event will kick off at 11:00 AM and include a captivating slideshow presentation of his stunning photographs along with a Q&A session…

Enter to Win a Fly-and-Sail Expedition to Antarctica Aboard a Boutique Ship

Antarctica21, a leading adventure travel company that provides fly-and-sail expeditions to the White Continent, is marking its 20th anniversary by offering a free trip to Antarctica to one lucky penguin lover. The celebration aims to promote knowledge and understanding of Antarctica and its penguins. The contest, which will run from January to March 2023, invites…

One Woman’s Journey to Peace through Overlanding

A traumatic experience such as the death of a loved one can be a catalyst that motivates us to look at our life choices and consider significant changes. My family and I have first-hand experience of this. When we were in the initial planning phase of our global travels, my father abruptly passed away a…

Ken Block

Car Culture Icon Ken Block, Dead at 55

Ken Block, one of the giants of contemporary car culture, died in a snowmobiling accident on January 2. Block loomed large as a rally racer, taste-maker, and seemingly indefatigable advocate for all things automotive. An entrepreneur at heart, he walked away from a multi-million dollar shoe and sportswear empire to take up a career in…

Women in Moto

Women in Moto :: Buy the Right Insurance and Practice Braking

Scott O’Sullivan considers himself to be a motorcycle lawyer first and a personal injury lawyer second. The Denver, Colorado-based attorney created the group, Rider Justice, five years ago as the motorcycle advocacy arm of The O’Sullivan Law Firm, P.C. and has since advocated for and helped injured riders for more than 20 years. What’s to…

Overlanding in the Underserved Communities : Interview with Kirk Williams

Kirk Williams, a Coloradan, is an active outdoorsman, storyteller, and adventurer who courageously travels overland despite a physical mobility impairment. When Kirk was in his early twenties, he had an unfortunate mountain biking accident, broke his neck, and was relegated to a wheelchair. That, however, has not hindered his drive and zest for life. Kirk…

Eva Rupert

Women in Moto :: Anatomy of a Female Rider

It wasn’t easy for Jocelin Snow to start riding motorcycles. As a teenager, she lived in a small town where girls just didn’t ride motorized bikes. But most of all, her parents disapproved. “My father was a principal, and my mother was a nurse. He said, ‘No daughter of mine is going to ride a…

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