I'm Riding A $450 Motorcycle Across Vietnam

Buying a $450 motorcycle to ride across a communist country devastated by war with your own sounds like a great idea, right? I thought so. Here's how you can do it too. » 3/26/15 2:35pm Thursday 2:35pm

Horny Giraffe Really Loves The BMW GS


The beauty of the adventure bike is the opportunity to travel off the beaten path, explore the unpaved world, and commune with nature. But nature poses certain risks. Among them: randy giraffes. » 8/26/14 2:59pm 8/26/14 2:59pm

'Survival Television' Star Bear Grylls Works For Land Rover Now

Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls; former SAS reservist, Mount Everest climber, and recognized pee-drinker of the hit survival TV show Man Vs. Wild is now shilling luxury SUVs for Land Rover in pretty much the most logical co-branding effort ever. » 8/25/14 2:16pm 8/25/14 2:16pm

​Harley Rider Crosses Creek With Wife And Kid, Laughs At Your ADV

Creek to ford? There are a slew of purpose built adventure bikes for the job. But just like the SUV that never leaves the suburbs, sometimes it's overkill, as this bagger-riding dad deftly demonstrates. » 8/06/14 7:30pm 8/06/14 7:30pm

Mercedes Pop-Top Camper Makes Living In A Van Look Tastefully Fancy

Tired of finally getting a potential mate to come home with you, only to be shut down when they realize you live in a crappy van? Sucks, doesn't it. You need a Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo; it's got the vagabondy swagger of a classic top-popper, with a three-pointed star to on the grille to prove you live on wheels by… » 7/10/14 9:30am 7/10/14 9:30am

Look How Fancy Car Camping Was In The 1920's

Forget living in your bathing suit and wearing marshmallow on your face for a few days. Taking your car camping in jolly olde England between the First and Second World Wars required a three-piece suit, driver, and a mobile cottage to rough it in. » 6/23/14 12:19pm 6/23/14 12:19pm

Adventures From Australia's Oldest Off-Road Route To The Darien Gap

The Overland Journal has just released some new stories from Australia's sandy Canning Stock Route track, as well as an account of their own Editor In Chief's drive through Central American jungles in his 80 Series Land Cruiser. » 5/16/14 10:06am 5/16/14 10:06am

The Biggest Off-Road Adventure Convention In America Is This Weekend

The Overland Expo is an annual gathering off all things off-road and adventure travel. Think ComicCon but with khaki shirts and Merrells instead of Batman blouses and Starfleet uniforms. So yeah, I went last year and had the Best Time Ever. » 5/13/14 11:07am 5/13/14 11:07am

Off-Road Dog Beasts Down A Ski Run

Corbet's Couloir of Jackson Hole, Wyoming has been called "America's scariest ski slope," because it's a lot steeper than it looks here. Elu the pup wasn't too sure about dropping in at first, but had a solid run once she got her courage up! Snow dogs rule. » 5/08/14 5:10pm 5/08/14 5:10pm

Woman Goes Batshit Bonkers Trying To Catch A Fish

Remember your first time fishing? Maybe you were with somebody special, enjoying the halcyon surroundings of an alpine lake. Or maybe you just went absolutely nuts and screamed at the top of your lungs like this lady. » 5/07/14 9:58am 5/07/14 9:58am

Watch How Mirrors Make This House Look Transparent

American artist Phillip K Smith III has fitted mirrors on every other horizontal siding slat of an old shack in the California Desert, creating the illusion that you can look right through the building. LED lights add a little extra sparkle and make the structure something spectacular to behold. » 5/05/14 4:15pm 5/05/14 4:15pm

Nobody Knows What To Do With This Insane Igloo Hotel In Alaska

A wood-and-urethane igloo hotel has stood sentinel on the Parks Highway to Alaska's Denali National Park for over forty years, never once being occupied or operational. Tourists love posing with it, but nobody seems interested in running it, even at a bargain-basement price of $300,000. » 5/01/14 10:19am 5/01/14 10:19am

Joshua Tree - Triumph Explorer - MotoGeo Adventures

Going in search of peace and quiet, Jamie Robinson rides away from the congested streets of Los Angeles on the Triumph Explorer and finds tranquility in the California wilderness. » 11/26/13 12:37pm 11/26/13 12:37pm

How To Pack For Adventure

"Man, people sure drag a bunch of stuff they don't need up the Dalton Highway," IM'd a friend, once he was back from his adventure up there. That's funny, because he'd been planning on packing his Ram so full of survival gear, you'd think he was visiting the apocalypse, not Alaska. » 7/05/12 4:00pm 7/05/12 4:00pm

How We Crossed 1,000 Miles Of Mexico For $1,000

Kevin Kewley and his friends like adventure. So, to follow up their off-road parasailing experience why not compete in the grueling Baja 1000 race? Unfortunately, that race is a little pricey, so instead they tried to cross the same distance for $1,000. Here's their story. —Ed. » 2/10/12 12:30pm 2/10/12 12:30pm

Down Sao Paulo Way: Fiat Adventure Concept

Next year, we're most definitely packing our speedo and spray-on chest hair, and heading down to the Sao Paolo auto show, where this year Fiat showed off a new, C-segment crossover concept based on its Stilo model. The front-drive FCC (that's Fiat Concept Car) Adventure showcases the work of the company's… » 10/17/06 9:45am 10/17/06 9:45am