the shuofang headlamp

Shuofang Headlamp Review

In the market for a new headlamp for your camping and hiking adventures? Look no further than the Shuofang headlamp with a built-in USB rechargeable 2000mAh battery. I’ve had this headlamp for a few months now and it’s used on hiking excursions, nights out camping and on night sky photography…

the NOCO genius power port provides shore power to the overland jeep

Jeep Shore Power

A few weeks ago, the Jeep finally received an upgrade to allow for what’s typically referred to as “shore power” when in a camping/rv type setup. This shore power is simply a way to allow you to “plug in” to an electrical outlet at home, or a camp site and…

the VagabondExpedition Overlanding Jeep Wrangler - late 2015

The Overland Jeep – Plans For 2016

I’ve mentioned before, that one of the wonderful things about a Jeep is the fact they are so incredibly customizable. If you want a rock crawling monster rig, it’s easy to build in that direction. If you want a mudding machine, no problem. And if you’re after something along the…

the Jeep Wrangler and Smitybuilt Awning

Angle Your Awning

I often get asked about the quality and durability of the awning. After all, it does have what appear to be fairly ‘frail’ aluminum poles supporting it. Well, first you need to seriously consider when and where you’re using it. If there are strong winds occurring, or in the forecast,…

glow in the dark paracord

Glow in the Dark Paracord

With the addition of the Smitybuilt awning on the Jeep, I now have guy anchor lines to contend with to secure the awning in breezy conditions. The awning comes from Smitybuilt with black cords for the guy anchor lines, and with the black theme on the Jeep, I wasn’t in…