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.
“Yes, your tires are here waiting for you, but there are only two.” This was odd because our friend Masa had ordered four of them more than a month ago. … Read more
A Carnet de Passage is a useful car document used in overland travel. What is it and how do you get it? Make sure to check if you need one!
In our Uzbekistan Budget Report we detail our road-trip expenditures on documentation, fuel, the Land Cruiser, camping, and more.
Overland travel information for Kazakhstan: roads, navigation, gas stations, camping, and more in our Kazakhstan Travel Guide.
Travel information for your overland journey to Kazakhstan: roads, online navigation, gas stations, camping, and much more in our Kazakhstan Travel Guide.
Our Tajikistan travel budget report, detailing travel expenditures during our road trip including documents, fuel, camping, car workshops.
Travel information for your overland journey to Tajikistan: budget, roads, gas stations, camping, and more in our Tajikistan Travel Guide.
A Temporary Import Document: What is it and How do you get it?
Our Kyrgyzstan travel budget report, detailing travel expenditures during our road trip including documents, fuel, camping, car workshops.
Our Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide details everything for an overland journey to Kyrgyzstan: roads, fuel, maps, navigation, sim cards, Wifi, & more.
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 China travel guide shares how to get there and other practical tips.
In our Russia Budget Report we specify our expenditures for documentation, public transportation, fuel, the Land Cruiser, and accommodation.
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 process 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.
Prepare your overland journey to Northern Asia: schedules, roadmaps, and guidebooks for Central Asia (Stan countries), Russia, and Mongolia.
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, fuel and gas stations, car maintenance and more in our Japan Travel Budget Report.
Travel information for your overland journey to Japan: budget, roads, gas stations, camping, and more in our Overland Travel Guide for Japan.
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.
It took us little to fall in love with Brazil. The second we crossed the border we were taken in people’s home, spoiled with good food, warm homes and lots … Read more
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 did we spend on camping, diesel, sightseeing, and the Land Cruiser? Here are details on our Bolivia budget and expenditures.
What’s the story on the two-tier price system for fuel in Bolivia? Are there ways around it? Here’s a list with tips and our experiences.
New requirement on car papers for Bolivia: Orden de Traslado. It’s one of the car papers for Bolivia; the Temporary Import Document is easy.
What’s the story concerning a visa for Bolivia, do you get 1 month, 3 months, or 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.
What money do they have in Bolivia, bolivianos or pesos? And is it easy to find Atms in Bolivia – that work as well…
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?