Rooftop Tent Camping on a Remote Island

The van Stralen family had another epic adventure last month exploring and cleaning up almost 60 miles of beautiful coastline off the Gulf of Mexico.  By Epic Family Road Trip OB 4010 This week we had the privilege of camping on the beach at the Padre Island National Seashore.   This is the longest undeveloped barrier […]

Dealing with an Overland Breakdown

Words and Images by Graeme Bell The trail rating was “moderate to difficult” but the weather had taken a turn for the worse and the track we were driving on a cold afternoon was anything but moderate. It was tough going. Tough enough that the Defender 130 needed low range and diff lock to conquer […]

Wheeling in Big Bend National Park

You probably know the van Stralen family from adventures on their YouTube channel: Epic Family Road Trip. If you don’t, you should. In 2015, the van Stralens embarked on an EPIC family road trip around the world. Most recently, they spent some time in Big Bend National Park in Texas. By Epic Family Road Trip […]

Overlanding with Disabilities

Overlanding in Africa can be challenging at the best of times, but when you’re wheelchair-bound, it’s a whole new ball game. Seasoned traveller Louis Broodryk shares the clever ways he gets around on a continent where wheelchair access is limited and sometimes non-existent.  By Louis Broodryk Photos by Louis and Kareen Broodryk

Overland Vehicle Preparation

Preparing a vehicle for overland travel is specific to your style of travel, there is no “one size fits all” solution. Graeme Bell and family have spent years on the road less traveled, exploring some of the most remote corners of the planet. We asked him to talk vehicle preparation for long term adventure.  Words […]

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 […]