Mirrored cabin lets visitors get up close and personal with nature

Though its mirrored exterior doesn’t quite make it disappear into the landscape, the SynVillan (or Illusion Villa) is certainly a striking addition to Sweden’s Eriksberg Hotel and Nature Reserve. The cabin runs off-the-grid with solar power and lets vi… Continue reading Mirrored cabin lets visitors get up close and personal with nature

Terracamper puts extra flex in world’s toughest off-grid VW camper van

We’ve looked over many an all-terrain VW Transporter camper van on the floor and grass of some of the world’s largest camper and overland shows over the years. The production model that continually pops up as the alpha dog of the bunch is the Terracamp… Continue reading Terracamper puts extra flex in world’s toughest off-grid VW camper van

Scout’s lightweight, modular HD pickup camper brings the bathroom

Scout Campers, the latest RV brand from Adventure Manufacturing, has hit the scene with an absolute vengeance this year, starting with the mid-line Olympic camper this (Northern Hemisphere) spring before moving forward with the lightest pickup camper a… Continue reading Scout’s lightweight, modular HD pickup camper brings the bathroom

Ultraportable cook system turns campfires into backcountry kitchens

With its original lightweight, collapsible Grill and folding Fire Safe, Wolf and Grizzly already offers some of the most portable, lightweight campfire cooking gear out there. Now it’s launching something a little more comprehensive. Its new Cook Syste… Continue reading Ultraportable cook system turns campfires into backcountry kitchens

GehoCab turns new Bronco and Defender into sleek, go-anywhere mini-RVs

The last time we looked at the work of Germany’s GehoCab, it was concentrating its skills on creating gorgeous little off-road motorhomes out of the Volkswagen Amarok. It’s now expanding its reach in a rather big way, reconfiguring its carbon-shelled c… Continue reading GehoCab turns new Bronco and Defender into sleek, go-anywhere mini-RVs

Tiny glamping shelter can hit the road and run off-the-grid

Designed by Spain’s ERA Architects, the Pinea Mobile is a stripped-down shelter – essentially a bedroom on wheels – measuring just 4.50 x 1.97 m (14.7 x 6.5 ft) inside. The simple dwelling is currently used for glamping and runs off-the-grid with solar… Continue reading Tiny glamping shelter can hit the road and run off-the-grid

Charming off-grid Cabns offer eco-friendly refuge in the Australian bush

As a massive country where the majority of the population lives in built-up areas along the coastline, Australia offers many quiet corners to escape the hustle and bustle. Local outfit Cabn looks to lure busy folks into these scenic surrounds by way of… Continue reading Charming off-grid Cabns offer eco-friendly refuge in the Australian bush

Four Years Later, Off-Grid Office Shed Still Rocks

About four years ago, [Russell Graves] created what was, to him, the ultimate work-from-home environment: an off-grid office shed. The shed might look a bit small, but it’s a considerably larger workspace than most people in an office are granted. Four years later, in the middle of a global pandemic, …read more

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Talus off-road camper trailer loses the wheels, rides in a pickup bed

A little bit mini pickup camper, a little bit wheel-less off-road camping trailer, a whole lot pickup-specific camper-in-a-box, the new VenturePack from Idaho’s Talus Expedition Gear presents an interesting alternative to existing off-grid camping opti… Continue reading Talus off-road camper trailer loses the wheels, rides in a pickup bed

Something’s Brewing Up In The Woods – And It Looks Stunning

Caffeine fuels the hacker, and there are plenty of options to get it into your system, from guzzling energy drinks to chewing instant coffee pellets. But let’s take a nice cup of coffee as input source, which itself can be prepared in many ways using all kinds of techniques. In …read more

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