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The Overland Journal Podcast features the travelers, topics, and news related to the overlanding community and industry. This podcast is hosted by Scott Brady and Matt Scott, and is a production of the Overland Journal Magazine and the expeditionportal.com website.

The Overland Journal Podcast Scott Brady and Matt Scott

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The Overland Journal Podcast features the travelers, topics, and news related to the overlanding community and industry. This podcast is hosted by Scott Brady and Matt Scott, and is a production of the Overland Journal Magazine and the expeditionportal.com website.

    Interviewing Matt Scott

    Interviewing Matt Scott

    For this episode, Scott interviews his co-host Matt Scott, which reveals his travels in Central America, Australia, and Southeast Asia. We also dig into his formative years as an open wheel race car driver, journalist, and editor.

    • 29 min
    The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have

    The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have

    For this Principles of Overlanding, Matt and Scott review the top ten pieces of kit that help support local and international overland travel. Topics include navigation, communications, recovery equipment, medical kits, training, and more.

    • 49 min
    Exploring Swaziland with a Rock Star and an Infantryman

    Exploring Swaziland with a Rock Star and an Infantryman

    Scott jumps on a Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE to explore the south African kingdom of Eswatini. Along for the journey are two friends from Bonafide Moto Company, Alan Shenton and Joe Fleming, who share their stories of surviving war in Iraq to playing with the Cure. We dig deep into motorcycle travel, Triumphs, and even video production.

    • 45 min
    What is Overlanding?

    What is Overlanding?

    For this Principles of Overlanding, Scott and Matt discuss the history of the term "overland", and how to properly define it within the context of experience, with input from a large quorum of other overland travelers. They also pose a series of questions to help provide a framework for what makes an overland journey.

    • 30 min
    Overlanding Around the World With Your Family, Featuring Greame Bell

    Overlanding Around the World With Your Family, Featuring Greame Bell

    Scott interviews Greame Bell, a South African that has traveled around the globe overland with his wife and two children. Their stories include choice of vehicle, how to work together as a team, the benefits of minimalism, and how to earn a living while on the road. Their travels have included the length of the Americas and Africa, along with explorations in Europe and the Middle East in their Land Rover Defender.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Rooftop Tent or Ground Tent or Wedge Camper for Overlanding?

    Rooftop Tent or Ground Tent or Wedge Camper for Overlanding?

    For this Principles of Overlanding, Matt and Scott discuss the best sleeping solutions for an overland camp. They review the options of a Roof Top Tent (RTT) vs. Ground Tent vs. Wedge Camper (Habitat) vs. Sleeping in the vehicle, and even the Australian Swag. With well over 1,000 nights camping between the two of them, they get deep into the lessons learned camping on all seven continents.

    • 43 min

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