en Ford asked us at Overland Expo to profile one of its Bronco ambassadors, I knew exactly who to talk to: veteran, overlander, and outdoorsman, Chad Brown.
Our Community Spotlight series has featured some amazing vehicles. We’ve covered vintage Land Cruisers, well-equipped Jeeps, and even a tiny Japanese camper van.
At just about every Overland Expo, a couple of vehicles really stand out. It may be a great build from a company, a tried and true model that’s put together just right, or it might be something totally unique that stops you dead in your tracks. The latter is most definitely the case with Ashley and Austins’ 1982 Chinook.
Candi Skehan is the perfect example of an overlander that has modified their rig to suit their needs but still maintained a simple build. Her 2015 Wrangler Sahara was purchased new, and Candi didn’t waste any time putting it to use.
Our “Community Spotlight” series features Overland Expo attendees and their rigs. We like to showcase rigs with a special DIY flare, or rare models that aren’t commonly seen.
Our Why We Roam series continues with Episode 6 featuring Micah of Overland Underbudget.
The Land Cruiser Troop Carrier configuration has remained relatively unchanged for decades, and Ernesto and Taisa’s 2019 VD78 is an instant classic, with plenty of functionality packed into the understated build.
Our “Why We Roam” series continues with the fifth episode featuring Mike and Lauren of Go Play Outside. Together with their adventure dog Cooper, they explore the Southwest looking for new climbing and camping adventures.
The “Why We Roam” series continues with this wonderful episode featuring Greg and Ginger of Driven to Adventures. Even though they had great jobs and a nice house, they also had long hours, conflicting work schedules, and plenty of exhaustion. They were comfortable, but it always felt like something was missing. After realizing that life doesn’t come with any guarantees, they started to look into overlanding as a way to explore new places.
Here at Overland Expo, we’re fortunate to get to see some amazing rigs, both new and old, and nothing makes us happier than meeting an overlander that has genuinely made their vehicle their own.
We continue our “Why We Roam” video series with Eric, Brittany, and Caspian Highland. The trio
The second installment of our “Why We Roam” video series introduces you to moto-adventurers Tim and
Todd Arnold’s Storyteller Overland Beast MODE 4×4 van has seen backcountry trails, extreme terrain, and vehicle
While all overlanders appreciate their chosen vehicle as a tool for exploration, some have a loyalty to their rig that transcends to an entirely different level. Paul Perry is definitely amongst the ranks of the latter group, and even a glance at his Bronco shows that thought and care have gone into the modification and upkeep of the 44-year-old rig.
Sharing stories is an essential part of what we do at Overland Expo, and we’ve just
Overlander Brett Wilhelm showcases his adventure van build.
Bruce Banner is the 4×4 Sprinter brainchild of Kate and Levi (@werollwithit). Bruce is a rugged, well-equipped, and ultra-capable van conversion that was featured in the Overland Expo Virtual Showcase section.
The Lost Box, a medium-duty ambulance conversion built and operated by Tom Roszko is an inspiration to DIY adventure travelers everywhere. With a Victron solar system, a water system that can pump water from a pond, and a full bathroom and shower, Tom and his rig are ready for anything.
Known by most as Gianni and Rocky, this duo of opposites has been behind-the-scenes of the outdoor industry for the past decade. Read more about their impact on the overlanding industry in this Community Spotlight from 2018.
What do movies like Harry Potter and Braveheart have in common with Camel Trophy and Overland Expo? Duncan Barbour. Dunc is one of the great minds in 4×4 exploration, off-road training, and off-road movie rig production. Read more to learn about Duncan and where to find him at Overland Expo in 2020.
We’re not going anywhere right now, due to the necessary ‘stay home, stay safe’ lockdowns. So, this is a perfect time to learn how to prepare nutritious foo that is just as good at home as it is
When looking for a rugged and large overland vehicle, a Trans-Africa overlanding trip led George Bull to find a Unimog and convert it to an extremely capable expedition vehicle. See inside and out in this community spotlight from Overland Expo 2019 EAST!
With design elements influenced from luxury yachts and gypsie caravans, Bruce Johnson’s custom 2000 Dodge 3/4 ton camper is a head turner. See inside and out in this community spotlight from Overland Expo 2019 EAST!
What do you do when your jeep engine bites the dust? Swap in a Mercedes turbo-diesel of course! Watch a walk around of Adam’s XJ Jeep from Overland Expo EAST!