How to Build the Ultimate Truck Camper Setup – Step by Step Directions

I’m doing my best to answer your truck camper questions! Got a question? Shoot me an email at [email protected] John recently wrote in and asked: Hey Ryan! I’m a huge fan of yours. I’ve been following your blog for a while and was recently inspired to make my own ‘truck home’ for hunting season (as I commonly spend weeks outside …

What You Need to Get Started Truck Camping

What You Need to Get Started Truck Camping

Have you considered outfitting the bed of your truck to be your ultimate mobile adventure base camp? But aren’t sure where to start or what you need for your truck camper? Truck camping is an extremely accessible and affordable way to travel and enjoy the freedom of the road. Here are a few reasons why truck camping appeals to me: …

How to Travel Overland through Central America

How to Overland through Central America – Zero to Travel Podcast

I had the pleasure of chatting with Jason Moore over at the Zero to Travel podcast about me and Andrea’s big road trip through Central America last year. You can give it a listen through the embedded player below, give it a listen on iTunes, on Stitcher, or just download the episode directly. I had a lot of fun talking with …

Truck Camping Tips – Choosing a Sleeping Pad and Mattress

One of the most important aspects of truck camping is being comfortable while sleeping. I highly recommend not neglecting this aspect. I’ve used a variety of setups over the years, both camping solo and camping as a couple. In this article we’ll discuss what has worked well and not so well for me over the years. One of the biggest …

Truck Camping - Dual Battery Setup

Truck Camping – Dual Battery Setup in a Toyota 22RE

One of my most frequently asked questions related to my truck camping setup was always in regards to a dual battery and isolator setup. Up until now, my answer had always been, “I don’t know, but that’s something I really wanted to do before leaving.” A dual battery setup with an isolator, for those who don’t know, is pretty much …

Truck Camping Questions – Four Considerations When Buying a New Canopy

Recently, on the Desk to Dirtbag Facebook page, Anna wrote in about how she is going to make the leap to a nomadic lifestyle and wants to do a simple truck camping setup. She asked what my primary recommendations are for those considering purchasing a canopy with the purposes of truck camping. I’ve been wanting to do more videos for YouTube …