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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…

Life on the Road | Moto Proven

This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Summer 2020 issue.  One of the wonderful things about adventure motorcycle travel is the simplicity, eschewing the complexities and excesses of daily life. As a rider, we can only bring so much, and the more we travel, the more we tend to leave behind. The less we…

Nitro Gear’s Restored Trakka Troop Carrier | Feature Vehicle

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Summer 2020. All too often, the vehicles we love are eventually lost. Old muscle cars are traded in for more practical sedans or wind up in a ditch, road trip vans succumb to high miles and blown motors, and our trusty camping trucks begin to rust after…

Land Rover Begins US Deliveries of All-New Defender

It has been 23 years since Land Rover dealerships in the United States have seen a Defender come into the showroom, a period that officially ends now as Land Rover begins initial deliveries of the all-new 2020 Defender 110. Both Scott Brady and I have been lucky enough to spend extensive time with the vehicle…

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…

Photography Legend Peter Beard

Raucous nights on the town, relationships with supermodels, and dashing good looks often captured the media’s attention, but it was his eclectic collages and often daring wildlife photography that solidified Peter Beard’s standing as one of the most notorious artists of the 20th century. Mr. Beard, who had dementia, passed away in April at the…

Front Runner Tent Giveaway :: Overland News

With spring in full effect and summer on the horizon, we know that everyone is eager to air down their tires and hit the trail. But due to the current stay-at-home orders, which are still in effect across the country, we may need to wait a little bit longer. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean we can’t…

Minimalist Escape: Chalet Poisson Blanc

In the human quest for shelter, the trend has generally been bigger is better. Many builders and homeowners are creating enormous spaces and filling them with technology. WiFi-connected lighting, refrigerators with television screens, heated toilet seats, and voice-activated stereo systems are just a few examples. It would appear that despite our efforts, the perfected living…

The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have

The Overland Journal Podcast #20 Principles of Overlanding: The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have Summary: For this Principles of Overlanding, Matt and Scott review the top 10 pieces of kit that help support local and international overland travel. Topics include navigation, communications, recovery equipment, medical kits, training, tools, and more.  This list is all…