Jasper is from The Netherlands, Malin is from Sweden.
Right after we finished our studies. During a 6-month trip, backpacking through Asia, Oceania and North-America.
Jasper grew up in the rural south of The Netherlands and is an engineer, Malin moved from Sweden to The Netherlands as a child and studied communications. We worked for several years in the fields of our studies before we decided our life needed more adventure and started overlanding full time.
Jasper, being a creative mechanical engineer, always comes up with new ideas to improve our build and loves to work on the Land Rover. Over the years this has turned him into a self-taught Landy mechanic, able to fix most issues we might encounter on the road. Malin is a great trip planner and takes care of all organizational aspects of our expedition.
In our Land Rover: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, France, Spain, currently Portugal.
Before that: Hong-Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Borneo, Australia (East Coast), New Zealand, Fiji, North-America (California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New York), Iceland, Switzerland, Scotland, England (South Coast)
Exploring the beautiful diverse countries on our own continent in our self-converted Land Rover One Ten camper.
After Portugal we will continue driving through Southern Spain before crossing to Sardinia and Corsica. At least that’s the plan for now!
Scandinavia! For its unbeatable wild camping possibilities and stunning natural beauty.
A 1984 Land Rover One Ten, retrofitted with a Defender 200Tdi engine. Top three modifications we made are a sink and water tap, diesel-heater and solar panels.
Coleman 2-burner stove, Aeropress, 100% wool blankets, Biolite FirePit, camera
The excitement of not knowing what the next day will bring.
By traveling in a Land Rover and being part of the community, we’ve met the most helpful and generous people. We love to experience the local life, by joining Workaway volunteering projects every now and then. What we like about social media is that it brings us in contact with locals and fellow travelers which has led to meetups too.
Because it teaches you so many new things and allows you to think differently.
To find places less explored, to experience the real culture and country by going slowly, to create memories together and to capture the beauty of nature on camera.
A leaking fuel tank, failing headlights while driving in the dark, not having our diesel heater before the Arctic Winter and snapping our entire wiring loom for all rear lights.
One that is very high on our list is watching the Northern Lights from our roof top tent, while camping all alone on a remote beach in Arctic Norway.
It has taught us to truly appreciate small things, that sometimes seemed less important in our earlier lives
To be conscious about the fact that we are able to live our dream and get to enjoy so many new experiences every single day.
We walk, hike and sometimes accidentally drive our Land Rover through streets that are way too narrow.
An encouragement to keep on discovering new places, and to embrace everything it will bring you.
It might not seem easy to give up your safe environment, but if you really want it, you have to go for it! And don’t worry too much! It’s all worth it!