Dispersed camping in the middle of nowhere is my absolute favorite, but it does come with its challenges. If you want a few luxuries when you don't have hookups then you'll need to find a way to get your own power. We'll take a look at some of the best solar panels for camping and … Continue reading Best Solar Panels for Camping and Overlanding
As I've mentioned previously in my Gazelle Tent Review, you don't need a rooftop tent to go overlanding. A ground tent that is super easy to setup is perfectly viable and often a better solution. Gazelle Tents just released an Overland Edition, which is essentially the same as their standard T4 Hub Tent except it … Continue reading In a bold move, Gazelle Tents releases new Overland Edition ground tent
What's the typical camp bathroom? A filthy pit toilet in a dark, dusty bathroom. Spiderwebs and flying creatures buzzing overhead. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but if you've been camping you know I've described most campground bathrooms. → Products in this article: Wolf-Wise Pop-Up Privacy Tent and Reliance Portable Toilet Maybe your camping … Continue reading How to make bathroom and toilet setup when camping
After doing a bit a research I decided to give the Softopper brand camper shell a try because of the versatility. Another great alternative is the Bestop SuperTop truck topper which goes for around the same price. Below is a list of my Pros & Cons followed by more detail about this soft-sided truck shell. … Continue reading Why I love my Softopper — a 3 year review
If you've ever searched for an roof rack awning to mount on your truck for overlanding, camping, or tailgating, you know there are quite a few choices. I'm currently researching my best options and would like to stick to the $200-$400 price range. Here's a what I've come up with so far: Roof Rack Awning … Continue reading Which roof rack awning to choose for overland & camping trips?
One of the most common questions I get from people who know I like camping. I'll attempt to answer the question! What is overlanding and how is it different from camping? Let's get to the bottom of this. OVERLANDING To me, overlanding is exploring remote lands with your vehicle and using it as your primary … Continue reading Overlanding vs. Camping — What’s the difference?
The possibilities are not endless, but you can still have fun. Let's cut to the chase here. Overlanding & offroading with a 2wd truck or SUV isn't the ideal, but it's doable. Having a 4x4 is always the best route and this article isn't meant to be another 4wd vs. 2wd for offroading debate. But … Continue reading Overlanding with a 2wd vehicle — can it make it offroad?
I finally landed my new (to me) Toyota Tacoma, but the search for these non-depreciating workhorses was painful. Literally, my eyes were burning some nights looking at ads and emails trying to find the right truck at the right price. When I decided to buy a used Tacoma instead of new, I had no idea … Continue reading Shopping for a used Tacoma can be a pain in the ass