Ever since we saw those cool models of old VW buses mated with rock crawlers I’ve been obsessed with this idea of an extreme off-road hippie van. So far, this is as close as I’ve been able to find.
Coffee; delicious, addictive, ...delicious... I meant you’ve gotta drink something before beer o’clock. Our friends over at Expedition Portal did some extensive research on a few adventurous coffee-brewing techniques I hadn’t heard of, and now I need another cuppa’ pronto.
Around 1990, Gunther Holtorf had just finished installing a bed and storage racks in his '88 G-Wagen. His next move was to put a personal ad in Die Zeit, and shortly after Christine responded he popped the question; "Why don't we do a little bit of travel?"
Enterprising reader HammerheadFistpunch has taken 17 trucks and SUVs you can buy in the US that reckons are best suited to long-distance off-road overland expeditions, and compared their abilities in this incredibly detailed report.
Ben Oude Kamphuis is a big Dutch soccer fan with a big heart. In January he took a break from his job helping disabled kids to drive his ancient pickup from San Francisco to Brazil and just made it, spreading his positive attitude the whole way down.
British adventurer Felicity Aston and her team have successfully punted a Land Rover Defender 110 some a 22,000 miles from England to Yakutia, Russia and back for the aptly-named 'Pole Of The Cold' Expedition.
Trevor Gordon's surfing trip in his Jeep Comanche camper captures the emotions of independence, isolation, and adventure so well I can almost feel the sand under my boots and cold mist on my hands watching this.