• Travel

    Alternatives to the NC500

    The NC500 is probably the most well-known driving route in the UK right now, and with good reason! It’s a road trip that gives you everything you could want. There are stunning beaches, quaint villages, ancient castles, and mountain passes fit for the adventures of hobbits. The issue is – especially with staycations taking off this year – everyone wants to drive the NC500. Campsites are booked up, the roads can get busy, and some say you’re as likely to bump into your next-door neighbour as you are a friendly Highland Coo. But where could you go instead?! Is there…

  • Truck

    Building your own Overland Habitation Box

    Choosing how to build your Overland habitation box is a big decision; it’s going to be your home after all. There are so many options when it comes to what to make your box from. Your decision is going to…

  • Travel

    Top things to see and do in Orkney

    As the Orkney Overlanders, we thought it was only fitting that one of our first travel posts should be about the Orkney Islands! Having both spent the largest portions of our lives living in Orkney we can get a little…

  • Truck

    How to find and buy an Overlander truck

    Choosing your Overlander truck is a big decision. This vehicle is going to be your home (part-time or full-time). You might be planning on travelling all the way around the world with it – so there’s a lot riding on…

  • Lifestyle

    Top 20 overlander and travel gift ideas

    Are you struggling to find the perfect gift idea for that special adventurer in your life? Do they just shrug when you ask and tell you they’re not fussed about getting anything? Might this be because they can’t politely tell…

  • Truck

    How to choose your Overlander campervan

    How to pick your camper Anyone who has ever looked into getting a vehicle to overnight in will know there’s a whole range of options to suit every need. There are campervans, motorhomes, micro-campers, stealth vans, overlander campers and more.…

  • Travel

    What is Overlanding?

    What does ‘Overlanding’ mean? Overlanding is the act of travelling, self-reliantly, and generally off the beaten path. The focus is on the journey, not just the destination, and trips often last for months or even years. Historically people have always…

  • Lifestyle,  Resources

    Welcome!

    Hello and welcome to Orkney Overlanders! We are still in the process of building this site but we look forward to sharing our adventures with you soon. To see our travel posts click here To see our Truck posts click…