New Zealand Couple Turns Dingy Cargo Truck Into A Quaint Country Home

Alex and Hannah spent about a year turning this 1986 Hino flatbed truck into a beautiful cabin on wheels, which came out looking a lot better than every fort I've tried to make. Alex reckons his house will do a quarter mile in "at least thirty seconds." » 3/26/15 8:48pm 3/26/15 8:48pm

This Rare Compact Airstream Looks Boss With A Matching Ford Raptor

You don't need an off-road trailer to get to some incredible camping spots. Check out how good this Airstream Basecamp looks with a color-matched Ford Raptor posting up on the Oregon Coast! » 3/18/15 2:15pm 3/18/15 2:15pm

Hone a Knife on the Rough Edge of a Vehicle Window

If you're out fishing, hunting, or camping, a decent knife is a good thing to have on hand. If you haven't honed the blade in a while, you can do it along the top edge of your vehicle's window. » 12/19/14 5:49pm 12/19/14 5:49pm

​I Went Camping With Bear Grylls, And Survived

"Hey, you want to come camping with Bear?" That's a pretty random email to get on a Thursday morning, and it contained no other details. So, I said yes, packed a bag and hopped on a plane to New Mexico. Here's what happened over the next few days. » 11/21/14 11:33am 11/21/14 11:33am

This Ultimate Zero-Fs-Given Off-Road RV Is Cheaper Than A Good Golf Cart

What started life as a 2WD delivery van had been reborn as an unbelievably bad ass off-road camper, which has since had the bejesus beaten out of it and needs a new maniac to bring it to life once again. Do it. DOOO IT. Because holy crap is this thing righteous. » 10/01/14 3:57pm 10/01/14 3:57pm

How To Live Out Of Your Truck In The Woods

For much of the year, I live out of my pickup truck in Northern Alberta. I do it for work, but you could live in a truck as a way to explore the world or just save money on rent. Here's how. » 7/24/14 5:34pm 7/24/14 5:34pm

The Best Car-Camping Cars

Camping doesn't have to be a grueling endeavor deep into the hinterland. Sometimes you just want to rent a plot, pull your car up between a couple trees, set up a mosquito canopy, and crack a beer. » 7/21/14 2:30pm 7/21/14 2:30pm

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 12:14pm 7/10/14 12:14pm

Can't Find a VW Camper Van? This Retro Trailer Is the Next Best Thing

If your ideal vacation has you cruising the countryside in a VW Camper Van, but you're having a heck of a time finding a used one for sale, Dub-Box USA might just have a decent alternative. In fact, the company's retro-styled camper trailers are probably better option than an aging VW, thanks to modern amenities like… » 7/09/14 2:29pm 7/09/14 2:29pm

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 1:16pm 6/23/14 1:16pm

Double The Size Of Your Audi Q3 With This Space-Age Inflatable Tent

Audi has teamed up with outdoor company heimplanet to build an rough-weather-ready geodesic retractable tent for the Q3 SUV. I'm not sure how deep into the great outdoors a Q3 could really get, but you'll certainly look cool wherever you pitch this bad boy. » 5/29/14 9:33pm 5/29/14 9:33pm

How To Find The Most Beautiful Car Camping Spot In The World

Last weekend, Lara, Wiley and I found what's got to be the most beautiful car camping spot on god's green earth. If you have the ability to drive a car to Big Sur, read a map and cook over a fire, you can camp there too. Here's how. » 11/15/13 1:49pm 11/15/13 1:49pm

How To Have An Epic Road Trip With An 11-Week Old Puppy

Three weeks ago, I brought my new puppy home. Wiley was eight weeks old and seriously did not like riding in the car. I held him in my lap, but he screamed like a wild monkey the entire way. This weekend, I took him on a four-day camping trip to Big Sur. He loved every minute of it. Here’s how. » 3/22/13 12:15pm 3/22/13 12:15pm

How To Build A Teardrop Trailer For Two

As with Costco, bulging SUVs, and childhood obesity, toy haulers bother me. They're just too much. I get why someone might want one: comfort + capacity = fun. But I'll wager that many of us could have a pretty enjoyable experience without schlepping so much stuff around. » 7/27/12 4:00pm 7/27/12 4:00pm

This VW Tent Costs More Than an Actual VW Van

Hippies—it's probably best you open the zip doors a crack when having a joint; you don't want anyone thinking you're doing yourself in by car exhaust fumes. Not that the windows will steam up on this van, mind. » 5/16/11 3:00pm 5/16/11 3:00pm

Head to the Woods With This Special Eddie Bauer Airstream

Outdoorsy retailer Eddie Bauer has come up with a special version of the humble Airstream camper, complete with all the goodies any adventurer could possibly need. Except for a knife. Every adventurer needs a knife (or six.) » 12/31/10 10:15am 12/31/10 10:15am

F1 Driver Heikki Kovalainen's MTV Commercial: Fish With Your Hands,…

In what might be the greatest Finland reference since Monty Python's "Finland Song", Heikki Kovalainen has participated in a commercial for the 2010 F1 season. He runs with horses. He fishes with his hands. He is Finnish. It's awesome. » 3/18/10 3:00pm 3/18/10 3:00pm

Turbo Trailer Pops Up Wheelies

Camping is a great way to break free of the urban jungle and enjoy the great outdoors. But what to do if you can't afford a nice motorhome, and you really don't want to put a trailer hitch on your little Renault? Just drop that engine into an old camping trailer! Ok, so you could just go tent camping, but then you… » 2/21/08 3:15pm 2/21/08 3:15pm

A Honda Element Camper For The Elements

There's nothing quite like the moment you first see the top pop off of a VW Westfalia for the first time. It's like the world and the roof open up at the same time. For those who want that same experience in a new vehicle, there's the Ursa Minor ECAMPER, which uses the Honda Element instead of a Vanagon. This sharp… » 11/13/07 2:45pm 11/13/07 2:45pm