I started my overlanding addiction, at age 29, with a solo trip from the Netherland to Indonesia in 2016. I traveled through Russia, Central Asia, India, South East Asia until my final destination of Bali. On my way I met an amazing man, who became my boyfriend. We decided to go back to Europe to plan a new adventure together. So after 1 year saving and planning from home we left again to do Cape to Cape, Norway to South Africa. We just finished this trip and are now back to saving and adjusting to work life again to fill the bank.Read More
Before my boyfriend and I started our overland journey we lived and worked in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Our life was completely different than our current life as we spend most of our time in the office. I worked as a lawyer at an international law firm.
In the fall of 2017 our offer on a house in Amsterdam was accepted. As usual in Amsterdam, paying more than the list price of a house and some luck was the reason for our success. That same evening we went through our finances again and laughingly said to each other "weird to think that for the amount that we are outbid we can also travel for about two years." When the next day it turned out that the purchase was canceled, we knew it. We are going on a trip! In about two years we drive from the Netherlands to Nepal and back.Read More
My name is Candice and I’m a professional illustrator/ concept artist in the work world. I’ve been most recently responsible for creating and executing the look and design of children’s games at a studio in Vancouver BC. You’ll constantly find me drawing cartoons, catching up on art freelance or teaching kids how to draw. My husband Jordan and I have overlanded in different rigs over the last 6 years.Read More
Hi- I’m Angela from The United States. Bode’s mom. Before my family decided to hit the road, I was a marketing director and a California transplant, feeling a bit lost pursuing the American dream. We planned a ‘one year sabbatical’ to reassess our future priorities and goals and make an effort to live more deliberately. That was 10 years ago, and now my 14 year-old son has grown up all over the world. We have traveled through North and South America and Europe. We are now in Norway - our 45th country over land.Read More
Hi, my name is Lilli, a 60+ from Germany and I’m overlanding Eastern and Southern Africa solo in my 30+ year old Toyota Landcruiser. I’m somehow hooked on Africa, although I also travelled backpacking in Asia and vehicle-bound extensively in Australia and Europa as well. But I lost my heart to Africa.Read More
I worked in digital advertising before quitting my job last year and hitting the road with my husband. We’ve put all our belongings into a storage unit and moved into our trusty Land Rover Defender (@mkulu_the_landy) to travel Southern Africa from Cape Town to Malawi and back.
We’ve been overlanding for the past 6 months and traveled to 6 countries, stayed at 60 campsites and still have a few more kilometres to travel before we arrive back in Cape Town.Read More
Hi, I’m Karin-Marijke, from the Netherlands. I had been working for an in-house catering company for ten years and was ready for a change when I met Coen. He wanted to travel the world and asked me to join him and I immediately said yes. In May 2003 we set off and took 3.5 years to drive from the Netherlands via Iran, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh to Southeast Asia. From Malaysia we shipped the Land Cruiser to Argentina with the idea to drive to Alaska in 3 or 4 years. 9 years later we were still in South America…Read More
Hi! My name is Noraly, I’m 31 years old and from Holland. I have been traveling since August 2018, after quitting my job and selling my house and motorbike! The plan was to go and travel full-time for a while, but this turned into a motorcycle journey around the world.Read More
In 2009 my partner and I sold most of our worldly belongings and set out to drive from California to Ushuaia in our Landcruiser with the vague plan of accomplishing this in a year. We ended up spending 4 1/2 incredible years exploring Mexico, Central and South America, including the Amazon Region, Venezuela and Brazil. Upon shipping our truck back to the US we began plans for our next adventure. In 2015, we flew to Europe and bought a little Sprinter van named Wanda in Germany and spent the next two years exploring Europe, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Morocco.Read More
I’m originally British, grew up in Mexico and I’ve been living in Costa Rica for over 36 years. My mixed culture and having lived abroad has given me a different outlook on life compared to others in my home country. As a single empty-nester I re-discovered my love for the outdoors, for beaches, mountains, just being outside.Read More
I’ve been living and traveling in a 1987 Westfalia Vanagon GL for nearly three years now. My husband and I left Nashville, TN in April 2016 after both of our jobs allowed us the opportunity to work part-time and remote. We cruised around the United States, Canada and Mexico for about a year, took three months off and then set our sights on South America.Read More
My name is Steph, I was born in France. I worked in a fancy department store in Paris. I had to wear lot of make-up, high-heels and pretty clothes. In 2009, I went to Thailand with a way too heavy back-pack. Over there I met a very nice Australian guy , which 5 years later would become my husband. Not long after Thailand I moved to Australia, I started camping, rock-climbing, hiking and going off-road with him.Read More
We are thrilled to have Luisa and Jessica Bell as our first mother-daughter feature this week!
We are a South African family who have been on the road continuously for over 6 years across the globe. Before we left, I ran a successful Immigration firm and Jessica was a teeny 7 year old in second grade.Read More
I am currently on a world tour with my husband. We have done 3 continents (12 countries in total - Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Antarctica, Argentina) and now in Chile. Our plan for the world tour is to travel through all the 7 continents.Read More
I'm a Registered Nurse with incurable wanderlust. I write a blog with my husband about ethical and off the beaten path travel, and overlanding is a big part of that! I just returned from a women-only expedition across Southern Africa, and spent last summer overlanding through national parks in the Western US. At home I travel in my Subaru Forester (named Forrest) and rooftop tent, and abroad I've rented a variety of vehicles to get me around!Read More
After taking a couple of two-month-trips around Chile, Argentina, Peru and Bolivia in an old jeep in the last four years, i am now travelling through South America with a little bit more time on my hands in a 1992 Volkswagen Vanagon named Schnitzel. i started out in Uruguay in March, am currently on the coast of Ecuador and will take the van up to Colombia until January.Read More
I am Dutch, 33 years old and during my office life I work as a Packaging Designer. I love to go for a run or do a sweaty workout in the gym. Holidays only last a couple of weeks which can make it impossible to do all the things you want to do. So, I parked all that for a 7 month sabbatical to take off on an epic overland journey from Amsterdam to Kathmandu.Read More
I’m a freelance writer and photographer supported by my day job as a librarian! My home base is in (heaven on earth) Missoula, Montana but I’m currently living in Botswana and exploring southern Africa.Read More