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Build of the Month: Camper in a Box

The forums have inspired many a soul to attempt their own builds, and ExPo member Doug returns the favor with an inspiring build of his own. The …

Jeep Wrangler

Utah: The White Rim Trail in Pictures

I’m walking across a wide open “campground”, where the sites are a several hundred meters apart. To disturb your neighbours under the darkening …


Fatty fatty 4×4: Why GVWR matters

We’ve all seen the bad example, the SUV with heavy bumpers front and rear and a full compliment of sliders and armor. Then there’s the extensive …


A Journey to the End of the World: Tracing Polar Explorer Shackleton’s Footsteps a Century Later

What a seal bodyguard and 2,200-year-old moss have to do with a watershed moment in exploration history.

On April 24, 1916, five men led by polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, the third officer on Captain Scott’s Discovery Expedition, set out on an 870-nautical-mile journey on a 22-foot glorified …

World History

Exploring Australia’s forgotten Aboriginal rock art

Only a fraction of the country’s estimated 100,000 rock art sites have been documented, and as one traveller discovered, protection is patchy.

Away from the sun’s glare, my eyes needed a moment to adjust. I heard my daughter and husband making their way up the rocky trail behind me through the …

Rock Art

The Lake District travel guide

Europe Travel

The 7 Natural Wonders Of The Pacific Northwest

April 16, 2015 Danika Harrison 0 Comments

The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful regions of the United States and offers some of the most …

Pacific Northwest

The Joshua Tree

2015 ADVRider BYOB Rally

BYOB is an annual Adventure Rally that travels to different locations. This year BYOB is being held at The Real McCoy Trails and The Hatfield-McCoy …

Luxury festival camping: ten of the best


The road <3

An unexpected city of extremes

Rising from Central Asia’s Karakum Desert is Ashgabat, Turkmenistan’s capital city – an eerily empty metropolis made almost entirely of white marble.

Asia Travel

National Park Secrets: 10 Fresh Ways to Find Paradise

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, meaning hoopla, poo-bahs, and crowds. If 2014 saw a record 292.8 million park visitors, just imagine the chaos that a centennial year will bring. Even this year, parks are expecting record numbers.

But you'll only get hounded by …


Vanajeros: The Panamanian Bottleneck

We met the elderly German couple first when we arrived at the well known street campsite in Panama City, patrolled regularly by cops who ignored the …


Two Wheeled Nomad: A walk on the wild side

Do you ever let your mind wander to a place just out of reach? Have you seen the fossils of extinct creatures in museums and wondered what they were

Walk on the Wild Side

36 Hours of Adventure: A Weekend Trip in the PNW

I’ve always dreaded the schedule of a 9-5, there’s something about it that my being just rejects. I’ve come to think it’s less the schedule, more the …

Northwest Territories

Overland Exotics

I could preface this piece with with any number of justifications as to why its necessary, but I’m going to call it what it is: This is an …


Light and Fast: Husqvarna TE630, Part One

Buying a lightweight dual-sport has its appeal, striking the compromise between dirt bike performance and touring comfort. However, is a balance …


Cooper Discoverer A/TW

Competition is always healthy for an industry and ultimately for the consumer. Over the past three years, significant improvements in all-terrain …

Field Tested: LuminAID LED Lantern

It is not all that often I come across a product which I feel is truly innovative. It is even less common for me to find products that ring in at …


Legends of Baja

A cool breeze drifted off the Pacific Ocean, carrying with it the typical morning fog that Tijuana, Mexico, is known for. Somewhere in the border …

La Paz

Front Runner Land Cruiser 76

In the adventure world, it is common for travelers to use the term “best practice”, a sentiment employed to describe a proven method, or more often, …


The Land Rover Discovery Sport

The wilds of Iceland were the perfect backdrop for our testing of the Discovery Sport—the type of environment every Discovery was designed for.

The …


The heart of historic Mexico City

Mexico’s revitalised capital thrums with reminders of its storied past – and of the cosmopolitan energy that characterises the city today.


24 hours in Montréal

Montréal is one of those cities that defies expectation. A lush mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city presents a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren. Though a day is nowhere near enough, here are our suggestions to see some of the best of Montréal in a …

Frederick Law Olmsted

How a VW Westfalia obsession became my family's best adventure

THE VOLKSWAGEN WESTFALIA camper van has been a symbol for the freedom of the open road and exploration since it was first introduced in the 60’s when …


‘Rare Earth’ Project: 20 Top Adventures Around The World

Uncommon, underground, unique global adventures — that is the premise of ‘Rare Earth,’ a microsite project launched this week by the editors of …

Rare Earth

Adventures in Egypt: The Great Pyramid of Giza

One of the biggest draws in all of Egypt is without a doubt the Great Pyramid at Giza. This spectacular monument that overlooks Cairo is one of the …


Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef Anthony Bourdain has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.

The New York City native’s CNN show, Parts Unknown, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Anthony Bourdain