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Video of the Week :: The Perfect Ambulance Camper build

New Jersey Outdoor Adventures recently interviewed Josh Sheldon, an engineer, overlander, and adventurist, who bought a 2005 Chevy C4500 ambulance with a 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine and built this ambulance camper during the COVID lockdown in a period of six months. Josh has managed to design and essentially create a compact New York apartment on…

Video of the Week :: End of the World Rig

Gordon Clement from Gordofromearth might just be a genius and will be one of the few survivors of a Zombie Apocalypse. His 2003 International BlueBird school bus conversion into an overland rig is astounding. The rig is enormous (36.5-feet long) yet completely functional and, yes, cool. He has managed to master every element on his…

Video of the Week :: Mountain of Storms

In 1968, a group of climbing friends set off from California to Patagonia in a 1965 Ford Econoline van, sights set on ascending Mount Fitz Roy, the 11,171-foot granite peak in Argentina’s Patagonia region. Packed with surfboards, climbing gear, and skis, the van suffered from several flat tires and a complete engine overhaul; despite this,…

Video of the Week :: HUCK Cycles Overland AT

One day when I am big, I want a motorbike hoisted at the back of my Land Rover camper. We’ve been looking at the Honda Navi, a pocket bike that is lightweight and can hold the weight of my South African husband but this Huck AT motorbike or eletric moped might be our new favorite….

Video of the Week :: 2022 Land Rover Defender 90 V8 review

Anyone that knows us has a clear understanding of why we are biased when it comes to Land Rover. We have, after all, been living out of a Defender 130 for the past decade, and even with some of its nonsensical design features, we still love the brand. I am a little hesitant to believe…

Video of the Week :: Heli-Home: The Insane 1970’s Flying Camper

This week’s video features the fascinating story of a flying camper, the Winnebago Heli-Home, featured on the cover of the 1977 Popular Mechanics magazine. The witty Calum Gillies delves deep into the creation of the Heli-Home, even chatting to the original creator of the Heli-Camper, who purchased decommissioned Sikorsky military helicopters and converted them into…

Video of the Week : A road around the world?

livelifelore is a very popular channel on YouTube which has videos which appeal to us as travelers because they give us general information about regions and countries and the world we live in. The channel covers a wide variety of topics which include geography, history, politics and science, all subjects that are of interest to…

Video of the Week: Truck House Life Takes on Old Dale Road

Few vehicles are as distinguishable as Tim Johnson’s Ford F-350 and DIY wood cabin combo. It’s a combination that simply shouldn’t work, but with a lot of thoughtful consideration and attention to detail, he’s not only made it possible but has also created a capable rolling home. Tim is a whitewater kayaker, snowboarder, filmmaker, and…

Video of the Week: NORRA Mexican 1000

The NORRA Mexican 1000 that was held from the 29th of April to the 06th of May in the Baja Peninsula is considered to be “The Happiest Race on Earth”. The 5-day rally starts in Ensenada and finishes at San Jose Del Cabo with different stages crossing cacti-gardens in the desert, beach driving and treacherous…

Video of the week: Truckhouse BCT

We know that many of you have been following along with the development of the TruckHouse BCT camper, and if you’ve been lucky enough to get a first-hand look (it’s been on display at a variety of events), you are well aware that it is a thing of beauty. But do you know the backstory…

Video of the Week: Kenai Fjords National Park with Bound For Nowhere

Brilliant emerald greens and turquoise blue spill across the screen as Mak and Owen explore Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. If you haven’t yet been acquainted, these two adventurers are an illustrator and motion graphics designer who live full time in a Toyota Tundra with a Four Wheel Campers Hawk flatbed. Documenting their travels…

Video of the Week :: 1968 Volvo Valp in Lapland

We recently featured Rick Schamper’s truly extraordinary 1968 Volvo Valp, and today we’re taking a look at his two-part film Overlanding Trip to Lapland. Rick is an offshore engineer and mechanic based in Norway, but when he’s not working, he’s traveling in his expedition-ready Laplander. Over the years, he’s taken this rig to Iceland, Spain,…