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Co-Founder, Marketing and Editor @ Overland Bound. Often found behind the camera, keyboard or steering wheel. (But not all at once.)

Building a “Home” in a Land Cruiser 80 Series

What do you do with your 1993 Toyota FZJ80 Land Cruiser once the kids have left the house? You turn it into a “home” and explore as much as possible. Overland Bound Member Ofer Bruhis takes us through every decision made converting his Land Cruiser 80 Series into a (very) tiny home. Read on for […]

The USA is Overlanding Nirvana

Words and Images by Graeme Bell We are a South African family who have driven our Land Rover Defender to over 50 countries on four continents over 150 000 miles. We have crossed the equator four times and our children have grown up to be multicultural. We have been to Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, New […]

Vehicle Recovery Kit Basics: What Should You Pack?

The world of overlanding or off-road adventure is exciting, but it can also be daunting for people just getting into it. Along with outfitting your rig and planning the perfect trip, assembling a vehicle recovery kit is just as important—no matter if you’re doing 100% tarmac travel, spending time in the sand dunes, or rock […]

Paradise: After the Fire

We had the pleasure of visiting Chico and Paradise, CA to meet up with Overland Bound members and collect donations for the Oroville Hope Center to help those devastated by the Camp Fire. Thanks to the help of Tim of Ordinary Overland (@ordinaryoverland), Alynn (@the_pandra), and the team at Mountain Hatch (@mountain_hatch), we met up […]

Top 14 Essential Overland Gear List

Written by Graeme Bell Photos by Luisa Bell Your grandfather probably used to travel overland. He had a pick-up truck, a military surplus tent, table, chair and water bottles, a pile of wood and a few six packs. He threw your mom or dad in the passenger seat, a good dog, a few fishing rods […]

Major Clean Up in Joshua Tree

Decades worth of trash and debris were removed from public Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Joshua Tree, CA on March 10th. Two hundred plus volunteers from the off-road community contributed. The clean up was coordinated by John Kingston (@roaminglost) and Jordan Kepler (@lost.sasquatch) after watching and reading coverage of vandalism and trash overflow […]

Cross-Continental Community Spirit

What happens when a US Overland Bound Member studying abroad in Australia reaches out to the Queensland OB crew? A full adventure happens, that’s what. Read about how the unlikely pairing of a college student from Oregon and a retired Aussie off-roader created one epic story. By Anna Merlo

February Overland Gear Round Up

It’s our February gear round up, and we have an assortment of overland gear that either packs up small or helps handle the packing. We asked Mercedes Lilienthal to give us her review on items that promise to deliver both high quality and size efficiency. Read on for this months review!

Minimalism and Overlanding

Back in the day, when I was a functioning member of society, I would spend every Saturday at my favorite hardware store. It was call De La Reys and now that I have traveled much of the world I realize that it was an incredibly well stocked and managed store.

DMOS Stealth: a Lean, Mean, Shovel Machine

Gear review and photos by Mercedes Lilienthal Jackson, Wyoming-based DMOS Collective designs and sells quality shovels to help you adventure: no matter if it’s digging your rig out after getting stuck or having it handy in case of emergencies. American-made DMOS shovels can even help build jumps for snowboarding or move soil to create and […]