Hymer CrossOver 4×4 camper vans escape the grid for up to 10 days

Hymer already offers a 4×4 option on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based campers like its Grand Canyon S camper van and ML-T 570 compact motorhome, and now it’s going deeper into off-road territory with a pair of new models. Citing high demand for full-fledge… Continue reading Hymer CrossOver 4×4 camper vans escape the grid for up to 10 days

Small, slick French camper van is the bivy of van life

The term “bivy” (or bivouac) immediately inspires images of very basic camping, possibly with no shelter at all, possibly with a very compact, narrow shelter for one. French company Bivy Life lives up to that image by creating a small, efficient “mobil… Continue reading Small, slick French camper van is the bivy of van life

ARB camp kitchen slides and flips into gourmet backcountry cook station

Already deeply established in the overlanding game thanks to its off-road components, fridge/freezers, camping equipment and accessories, Australian brand ARB is branching out with one of the larger, smarter plug-and-play camper kitchens out there. Its… Continue reading ARB camp kitchen slides and flips into gourmet backcountry cook station

Carbon-monocoque Toyota Tacoma 4×4 RV is a mini explorer yacht on land

Even with the launch of options like the Hiatus Camper, Toyota-based 4×4 mini-RVs have a way of leaving our American team members deep, deep green with envy. Most recently it was the EarthCruiser XTR. Why can’t we get something just like that in the Un… Continue reading Carbon-monocoque Toyota Tacoma 4×4 RV is a mini explorer yacht on land

Wood-free Off Grid camper trailer leaves the trees in the forest

Canadian company Off Grid Trailers surfaced in the mid 2010s amidst the market rush of small off-road trailer manufacturers. It was among the subset that eschewed traditional aluminum-skin wood-frame squaredrop construction and cut the wood out altoget… Continue reading Wood-free Off Grid camper trailer leaves the trees in the forest

Escaping 2020 with the 10 coolest mini campers of the year

As the world struggled to deal with COVID-19 and a “new normal” that included greatly reduced travel options, the RV surged in popularity. And what better introduction to the RV category than a mini-camper that’s more affordable, more versatile and eas… Continue reading Escaping 2020 with the 10 coolest mini campers of the year

Glorious Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4 RV ready to leave 2020 behind

The merging of two of the toughest “cruisers” on dry land is officially complete. Australian off-road RV builder EarthCruiser has completed its Toyota Land Cruiser “Extreme” (XTR). The new expedition rig combines the off-road capability and dependabili… Continue reading Glorious Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4 RV ready to leave 2020 behind

Toyota Tacoma camper trailer is an overlanding multitool

One of America’s greatest overlanding motor vehicles has transformed into its latest overlanding camping trailer. The Toyota Tacoma is the choice of off-road and overland enthusiasts around the country and has served as the basis of countless camper tr… Continue reading Toyota Tacoma camper trailer is an overlanding multitool

Nine awesome pickup campers and small camper trucks of 2020

Twenty-twenty wasn’t a great year for most of us, but it did prove a good one for RVs. In an era that made other forms of travel difficult or unattractive, the RV enjoyed sudden stardom. And despite the cancellation of many RV industry trade shows, the… Continue reading Nine awesome pickup campers and small camper trucks of 2020

Vauxhall Elite camper van to roam roads as both an electric and diesel

We thought we were done rounding up electric campers for the year, but Vauxhall has squeezed in one more. The British marque has partnered up with British converter Wellhouse Leisure to create a camper van as British as the Union Jack itself. The Vauxh… Continue reading Vauxhall Elite camper van to roam roads as both an electric and diesel