Frans purchased a 1959 Series 2 109 Land Rover for long-term living so he could explore the West Coast of the United States and the Baja Peninsula....

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In the desert, the mid-day sun sucks the breath from our lungs. It’s so hot and dry, we can barely breathe. My skin feels like someone else’s – so dry, my own touch feels foreign....

We crashed the Rover. Fortunately, no one was hurt. It wasn't raining, but the road was wet. We hit a slick spot while exiting the highway - the Rover first swerved and then, as I countered to stay on the asphalt, it spun 180 degrees,...

We had some friends swing through San Miguel de Allende in their 1985 Volkswagen Westfalia Vanagon Camper. They are heading down to Central America - two parents, two kids ages 10 & 12, and their trusty steed, Wesley....

Overlanding in Mexico is an art form. Many foreigners are nervous to do so, though our experience has been pretty positive. Often we’re asked about road tripping in Mexico – if we feel frightened, how we do it and what routes we use. It’s important...

Eating well on the road can be a real challenge. Whether a short trip or a long one, being away from your kitchen and daily rituals can make staying healthy difficult. On top of that, health involves avoiding fast on-the-go options. Planning ahead helps you...