Through the Viewfinder Welcome to Viewfinder, Tread’s new department focused entirely on the visual documentation of our travels. In coming issues we’ll be diving into a plethora of subjects ranging from the creation of compelling compositions and working with ambient light to techy stuff such as depth-of-field
More and more people are discovering the excitement of adventure vehicle travel, but not everyone can go out and spend thousands on all the accessories to have the rig of their dreams. For those looking for ideas on how to build your ultimate custom overland rig,
Tourism Creates Tension Throughout my time on the African continent, I’ve seen thousands of AK-47 rifles. I have become very accustomed to them being a part of everyday life, though after only 20 minutes in Ethiopia I see things are very different. In stark contrast to what
Off-Roading Heaven Meets Spectacular Scenery Wanderlust has taken a stronghold; its grip strengthens as each day passes. From wintertime doldrums to COVID-19 and beyond, we’re ready to get out. We’re excited to explore new territory, especially remote areas that boast a variety of terrain and off-roading challenges.
What This Family of Five Learned About Homeschooling on the Road Imagine, as a kid, learning about geography by taking a ferry ride from Spain to Morocco. As the wind whips through your hair, you suddenly spot the now-familiar Rock of Gibraltar. Several days ago you visited the
An Adventure Surviving Muddy Monsoons in the Malaysian Highlands An ebony blackness hung overhead in the Malaysian Highlands, restricting any light from penetrating the omnipresent fog that obscured the night sky. In the distance, headlight beams penetrated the mist and we could hear the whine of diesel
Those Who Overland Together, Stay Together With no plans or intentions of ever being recognized, Julie and Tom McDonald have a hard time going out on the trails without being noticed. The couple embodies the true essence of overlanding; but for them, it’s always a family affair.
An Audacious Arctic Adventure As darkness sets in, temperatures plummet to -30 degrees. Blackness quickly surrounds everything as crisp snow squeaks under heavy-duty boots. Your mind is weary, body hungry, as you slowly grab the first load of gear from your rally rig. The rear door creaks