Country Travel Guides and Other Information and Tips to Travel Overland
Be prepared for your overland journey with our country-specific travel guides. Tips on car insurance and other paperwork, how to cross borders, how are the roads and what are important traffic rules. What books do we read and what print and digital maps do we use? Where are good workshops, and anything else that may be relevant to travel overland.
Or check out theblog postss on specific overland topics – what is a Carnet de Passage, or Temporary Import Document? Be prepared to make the best of your overland adventure!
More on workshops here, more on books here, and campsite overviews here.
Tucked away in China’s northeastern corner lies the big and historical city of Harbin. Prepare your journey with this city travel guide.
Travel information for your overland journey to Mongolia: budget, roads, gas stations, camping, and more in our Mongolia Travel Guide.
Northeast China is easy to reach by public transportation. This travel guide shares how to get there by bus and train, and practical tips.
Driving to Russia. How are the roads, what roadmaps are useful? Where to get vehicle insurance, or a sim card? Here’s our Russia Overland Travel Guide.
Travel from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing using public transport. Here’s info on traveling by plane, train, or bus, and includes border information.
Getting a China visa is tricky so here’s hence our lowdown on the China visa application at the Chinese Embassy in Ulaanbaatar.
Applying for your Russia visa may seem complicated but isn’t. Just follow these steps and you’ll get your visa for Russia without too much of a hassle.
Preparing for an overland trip to Russia, Mongolia and the Stan countries (Central Asia)? Here’s what we learned thus far about paper work, road maps, and guidebooks.
A Carnet de Passage, What is it and How do you get it? Make sure to check if you need one before starting yur overland journey!
In our South Korea Overland Travel Guide, you’ll read all about documentation, gas stations, money matters, road conditions, and more.
Money matters, documentation, sightseeing, public transport, fuel and gas stations, car maintenance and more in our Japan Budget Report.
A Temporary Import Document: What is it and How do you get it?
Enjoy our Japan Travel Guide about driving in Japan, the roads & police, maps & guidebooks, links & books, food & wifi, and shipping details.
Border crossing, documents, sightseeing tips, road conditions, ferry crossings, and much more in our Suriname Travel Guide.
Here’s our Guyana Overland Travel Guide with information on border crossing, money matters, road conditions, roadmaps & gas stations and much more.
Here’s your Overland Travel Guide for Venezuela: border crossing, money matters, road conditions, roadmaps & gas stations and much more travel information.
The Colombia Travel Guide details border crossings, money matters, documentations, road conditions, safety issues, and more.
The Ecuador Overland Travel Guide details money matters, budget, workshops, fuel & roadmaps, road conditions, our travel budget, sightseeing, and more.
In the Peru Travel Guide you’ll find details about money matters, budget, workshops, fuel & roadmaps, road conditions, travel budget, sightseeing, and more.
This Chile Overland Travel Guide details border crossings, money matters, documentations, road conditions, food & drinks, and more.
This Paraguay Overland Travel Guide tells you all about border crossings, money matters, documentation, road conditions, food & drinks, and more.
How much money did we spent in Bolivia on accommodation, camping, diesel, sightseeing, the Land Cruiser and such?
What’s the story on Bolivia’s two-tier price system for fuel? And what are the ways around it?
New requirement: Orden de Traslado
What’s the story: 1 month, 3 months, 6 months?
Specific ins and outs that may be of interest when planning on driving in Bolivia: Info on road conditions, road maps and toll roads.
When we apply for our Surinamese visa we enter the world of “It doesn’t matter who you are, but who you know”. Question is: who’s the right person?