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“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

~Miriam Beard

Hi! We are Karin-Marijke and Coen. Welcome to Landcruising Adventure, our 17-year journey that we share on this website with stories and information.

On this page you will learn:

Who we are
What we do 
How we pay for it

How to
the site

How to
fuel our

Where to
find us

Feeling lost?
Get back via the Start Here button in the menu bar,
or use the search icon in the right-hand corner.

Eh.. How many years!?

Yes, you read it correctly. We have been on the road since 2003. Where have we traveled? And where we go next? Here’s the story.

Karin-Marijke & Coen

Strange names, aren’t they? Who are we? Where are we from? Does Karin-Marijke refer to one person, or two? Find out here.

The Land Cruiser

We bought a well-used LWB 45 series Land Cruiser, which was one of the last to roll off the conveyor belt in Japan in 1984. It came with standard disk brakes in the front, power steering, and a full-floating limited-slip axle. Together with the über-simple four cylinder, natural-aspired diesel plant sans CPU, this Land Cruiser was a reliable choice for a long, still ongoing, overland journey.

If you don’t understand any of the above-mentioned terms, don’t worry, in 2003 we didn’t either.

You'd like more details about our home on wheels? Click the icon.

How the Land Cruiser has performed on the road? Click the icon to find out.

We Rob Banks

That’s why we are on the move all the time 😉

All jokes aside, do you wonder if we’re millionaires? Whether we won the lottery? How do we finance such an extensive trip? Coen’s standard reply is that we rob banks, but that is not true, of course. Or is it?

Click the icons below to find out.

How we make a living

How we spend our money

Enjoy the Ride

Get yourself a drink and a snack, settle in your chair or on the couch, and follow our stories at the speed with which we travel: slowly.

Under the Blog Section in the menu bar you can browse stories by:



Where are We

In your Basket

A man walked up to the Land Cruiser and asked,

“Hey there, I saw you had T-shirts for sale. Can I have a red and a blue one, please?”


For many years we carried postcards in the truck in case someone wanted to buy them on the road, plus we could send them across the world easily. However, T-shirts are a different ballgame. We’d need a trailer to stock the variety of shirts we sell. That’s why we teamed up with strategic partners around the globe. 

We design, you shop, and our partners deliver. 

Click on the icons below to check out our T-shirts, stickers, notebooks and other fabulous Landcruising Adventure goodies. 

Stuff we design

Books we love

Gear we use

Fuel our Adventure

Do you love our journey? Do our stories inspire you? Do you find our travel information helpful? 

Do you want to support us?

Fantastic! Here’s what you can do:


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Get access to our PDF section, a Paper Cruiser, and more, here.

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Let's Connect & Meet!

We’d love to meet you in person for a drink, to talk, or to share an adventure – whether on the road or at our yearly Overland Reunion. But alas, that is not for everyone. However, don’t be disappointed.

Here are numerous of ways we can connect.

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Mingle with our fans

Be blown away by our photos

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Are you looking for more ways to absorb the cultures and adventures we encounter along the way? 

Here you go.

Click the icon to read Karin-Marijke's Notes on Slow Travel

Click the icon to enjoy Coen's eye for detail