Lady Overlander Radio
By Lady Overlander Radio
SPONSORED BY: CB ADVENTURE SUPPLY, MOORE EXPO, MIDLAND RADIO, WILDLAND COFFEE, GO TREADS, OVERLAND SPICES, SPORT KEG, SEASUCKER CAMP, AND ADVENTURE TRAIL OUTFITTERS!
Lady Overlander RadioDec 23, 2021
S4E2: Genevieve Valk, President of Sea Sucker (Camp, Bike, and Marine)
Misti and Arla chat with Genevieve Valk, the President of Sea Sucker. Learn more about how Sea Sucker is making their name known in the overlanding community with their innovative products.
S4E1: Jon Birkmire of Sunshine State Adventure Company - Florida Adventure Trail (F.A.T.)
Misti and Arla chat with Jon Birkmire, creator of the Florida Adventure Trail (F.A.T.). Tune in to learn more about Jon, and about exploring the Sunshine State.
S3E21: Ladies' Roundtable from Overland Expo West
Misti and Arla went LIVE in the KC HiLites booth at Overland Expo West. They chatted with an amazing group of women who are taking the overlanding and off-roading world to the next level.
S3E20: Rachelle Croft of Expedition Overland
We are so exited to bring Rachelle Croft on the Lady Overlander Radio podcast! Learn more about Rachelle, overlanding internationally, and how she balances a successful and demanding business with being a mother and wife.
S3E19: Roundtable Discussion: Public Lands - Are YOU Violating Federal Law? Do YOU Know What Current Legislation is Being Proposed or Enacted?
Our panel of experts discuss current legislation regarding PERMANENT public land trail closures, restrictions, public land swaps, and whether or not YOU are violating current Federal law by snapping a photo for Instagram or video for YouTube! You might be surprised by the answer!
S3E18: Ladies' Roundtable Discussion: Ladies' Overland Lounge at MOORE Expo
This past weekend, LOR hosted a Ladies' Overland Lounge at the MOORE Expo. We provided ladies-only classes, giveaways, and held a Ladies' Roundtable Discussion for attendees new to overlanding. Our panel consisted of Keri of Discover4x4rAdventures, Cara of Ozark Overland Adventures, Ashley of Okiegirl Overland, Arla of Bats Off-Road and Lady Overlander Radio, and Misti of The Day We Make and Lady Overlander Radio.
The Ladies' Overland Lounge was sponsored by:
The MOORE Expo
CB Adventure Supply
S3E17: Interview with Northbound Expeditions
Misti and Arla chat with Virgil and Steph of North Bound Expeditions. North Bound Expeditions specializes in adventure travel and trail gear. They are based in Canada.
S3E16: Interview with The Overlanding Ambulance
In October 2021, expedition ‘The Overlanding Ambulance’ set off from Liverpool, UK in a Land Rover Defender Ambulance to attempt the Guinness World Record for the ‘Longest Journey by Ambulance’.
The team is made up of Rachel Nixon, Lawrence Dodi, and Peggy the travel spaniel. Both Rachel and Lawrence are veterinary surgeons who are undertaking this adventure at their own expense with the goal of raising money and attention for two charities that are close to their hearts; Anthony Nolan and Vetlife.
Rachel and Lawrence took a leave of absence from their jobs and hit the road with Peggy.
While living and travelling full time in the ambulance, they journeyed through 24 countries, and ventured as far as Armenia! While in Ushguli, Georgia (the highest inhabited settlement in Europe), they successfully crossed the 20,000km target set by Guinness World Records as the minimum record attempt. But they aren't finished yet...
S3E14: Jason and Kate Adams of Experiencing Arkansas!
Jason and Kate are an awesome power couple who share a deep love for the outdoors and each other. Join us as we learn more about them and about the beautiful state of Arkansas!
S3E13: Shaun Walford of The Story Till Now
Misti and Arla chat with Shaun Walford of "The Story Till Now," and the conversation takes some interesting turns! We talk about everything from religion to Cadbury Cream Eggs on this episode. Take a listen!
S3E12: Interview with Kyle Reese of Okie Overland
Misti and Arla chat with Kyle Reese, the new owner of the Okie Overland store in Tulsa, Oklahoma!
S3E11: LADIES ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Traveling with a Firearm
Misti and Arla chat with special guests Tara McGovern, Taylor Abney, and Christina Luppi about the pros, cons, safety, and legal implications of traveling with a firearm.
S3E10: Tate Davis of Overland Spices!
Misti & Arla chat with Tate Davis, owner of Overland Spices.
S3E9: Anna Pinto of GoTreads!
Misti and Arla chat with our dear friend Anna Pinto, head of Customer Relations for GoTreads!
S3E8: Women Should NEVER Overland Solo - Ladies' Roundtable Discussion
Many of us have heard, "Women should never (overland, wheel, hike, travel) alone," or other comments to that effect. The purpose of this podcast episode is to educate, inform, and empower women who may want to start overlanding solo, but have been told they shouldn't.
We are so excited to have the following Special Guests on Wednesday night's podcast:
Tara McGovern @roveandreverie
Cristin Whetten @badassbrunette
Christina Luppi @huntressoffroad
Kelly Nomura @twinkie923
Julianna Rose @the.overlander.nextdoor
S3E7: Interview with Kris Carroll of Fastrack Overland!
Misti and Arla chat with Kris Carroll of Fastrack Overland about everything from his 2wd Tacoma overland build to mountain biking. We also meet his cat named "Shop Cat" and share lots of laughs and great conversation!
S3E6: LIVE! 2022 REBELLE RALLY RECAP!
Join Misti and Arla as we chat with Rebelle Rally founder, Emily Miller, and our good friends Team Wild Mavens about the 2022 Rebelle Rally. We'll learn a bit about Emily, and why she started the rally, and we'll talk to Lisa and Katie and learn how the ups and downs of their very first run at Rebelle! Be sure to tune in and ask any questions you may have!
Also, make sure you watch until the end for a special announcement!
S3E5: Interview with Krysta King
Misti and Arla chat with Krysta King tonight! Krysta LOVES the outdoors! You can find her hiking, overlanding, rock climbing, paddleboarding, and everything in between! Krysta has overcome personal obstacles that have only made her stronger. Come join us tonight and find out more about this awesome lady!
S3E4: Interview with Brittany Highland of Hourless Life - One Year Later!
Misti and Arla chat with Brittany Highland of Hourless Life! Brittany was our very first guest on the Lady Overlander Radio podcast back in July 2021. We're catching up with her one year later to see how much her life has changed since she and her family started their international overland journey!
S3E3: Interview with Tom Brawley of Adventure Trail Outfitters
Misti and Arla chat with Tom Brawley of Adventure Trail Outfitters about his latest product: the Overland Shower System.
S3E2: Interview with Skinny Guy Campers
Misti interviews Justin Sturgill and his wife Michelle from Skinny Guy Campers and Kelly LeTourneau and his wife Traci, who just completed a three week overlanding trip to Utah and Colorado with their Skinny Guy Camper. Tune in and learn about the amazing features this camper has to offer!
S3E1: Interview with Ariana Dufour @littleariana
Misti and Arla chat with Ariana Dufour. Ariana is originally from Colorado but currently lives in Salt Lake City, UT with her two border collies. Ariana recently joined the Trails Offroad team full-time as Director of Marketing and Design. During the week, you can find her working remotely but on the weekends, she's on the road searching for the next amazing camping spot in her 2004 Lexus GX470, dogs in tow.
S2E21: Lady Overlander Radio Camping Retreat Recap!
Join Misti, Arla, Kayla, and Katie as we chat about the inaugural Lady Overlander Radio Camping Retreat we held in Arkansas. We talk about managing the heat, our awesome kayak float, the recovery, trauma care, and safety training we received from Switchback Outdoor Safety, and about the amazing women we met!
S2E20: Interview with Down South Off-Road and Outdoor
Misti and Arla chat with Down South Off-Road and Outdoor! Kim and Jeremy are quite the dynamic couple, who enjoy overlanding and off-roading, and conduct reviews of all types of outdoor products. They are funny, engaging, and have no filter!
S2E19: Interview with Oscar Mike Overland
Welcome to our special Memorial Day podcast with Oscar Mike Overland! Oscar Mike Overland is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to changing the lives of Veterans. Their mission is offering support to Veterans by means of adventure therapy and getting them “on the move”. LOR is also partnering with OMO for a camp and trail ride for female veterans in September. We announce the five veterans who are selected on the show!
S2E18: Ladies' Fireside Chat at Daniel Boone Back the Byway
Lady Overlander Radio held a ladies' fireside chat at the Daniel Boone Back the Byway event in Bowen, Kentucky. Grab your favorite drink, pull up a chair, and listen in on the discussion!
S2E17: Interview with MischiefMakerJKU (Hollie Fowler)
Misti and Arla chat with Hollie Fowler, a.k.a. MischiefMakerJKU, a rock crawling and trail riding legend! She is passionate about off-roading, and loves to encourage others to "get outdoors and on the trails!"
S2E16: Jerry L'Ecuyer of Tembo Tusk
Misti & Arla chat with Jerry L'Ecuyer, the founder and owner of Tembo Tusk. Tembo Tusk makes overlanding and camping gear, such as the Skottle. Tembo Tusk is launching some awesome new products! We talk with Jerry about the new Basin Table, Tembo Tusk Fire Pit, traveling through Africa, and much more!
S2E15: Interview with Shop Overland Apparel
Misti and Arla chat with Jared and Kayla about their new business endeavor: Shop Overland Apparel. Shop Overland Apparel is a one stop shop where you can find merch from some of your favorite YouTube overlanding brands! Tune in to learn more about Jared and Kayla, their love for overlanding, and what led them to start a new business.
S2E14: Interview with Keri Porter of Discover 4x4 Adventures
Misti and Arla chat with Keri Porter of Discover 4x4 Adventures! Keri has been in the off-road world for almost 20 years! She has also taken her trail skills to higher levels by competing in the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Rebelle Rally, an all-female 8-day compass and map navigational rally through the California and Nevada deserts. Keri is a born leader in the off-road community, and she is happy to share her knowledge and experience with others who are eager to get off-road and explore.
S2E13: Interview with Coddiwomple Overland!
Join Misti and Arla as we interview some of our favorite people - Coddiwomple Overland! We were able to hang out with them again at the MOORE Expo, and we're excited to share their story with you!
Also, did you know that Lady Overlander Radio is ranked #6 in the Top 20 Overland Podcasts to listen to in 2022 by Feedspot?
See the top 20 here: https://blog.feedspot.com/overlanding_podcasts/
S2E11: Interview with Ozark Overland Adventures!
Listen in as we chat with our friends Matt and Cara McClellan of Ozark Overland Adventures! We chat about their rigs, their adventures, Matt's hair, and the MOORE Expo!
S2E10: Interview with She Overlands!
Learn more about this dynamic duo, who showcase women in overlanding in order to build a sense of community and empowerment!
S2E9: Interview with AR_Family_Expeditions
Misti and Arla chat with Crystal and Chase Howerton, known on social media as AR_Family_Expeditions! We talk about their overland build on their 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, overlanding with kids, and how overlanding as a family has improved their lives.
S2E8: Interview with Epic Family Road Trip!
Arla and Misti chat with Carol and Peter van Stralen of Epic Family Road Trip! We talk about their new rig builds, roadschooling, and the ups and downs of raising a family on the road.
S2E7: Interview with Wild Mavens!
The Wild Mavens are preparing for Rebelle Rally 2022! Take a listen to learn about how they are getting themselves ready for this challenge!
S2E6: Interview with Cristin Whetten "Badass Brunette"
Cristin is a solo female full-time overlander who recently traveled to Baja! Want to know more about the logistics of overlanding full-time, traveling solo, or traveling alone as a woman? Take a listen!
S2E5: LIVE! Interview with Aqua Jeepgirl
Join Arla and Misti as we interview Julie Heyer, a.k.a. "Aqua Jeepgirl." Tune in as we chat with Julie about her Jeep "Roxxie," a 2018 Jeep Wrangler JLU Sport. Julie and her sidekick, Roxxie, tackle some pretty epic obstacles out on the trails and just participated in King of Hammers.
S2E4: LIVE! Interview with Lady Owned Toyotas
We interviewed Jamie Handel - Founder of Lady Owned Toyotas, and Amy Marlar - Arkansas Ambassador for LOT. We had a lot of fun talking about the LOT group, their relationship with Tread Lightly, upcoming events, and the LOT Ambassador application process.
S2E3: LIVE Round Table Series #2: Overlanding with Kids
Join Laura Titensor, Mary Hollendoner, Brittany Highland, Arla Cress and Misti Tokarsky in a round table discussion on overlanding with kids.
S2E2: Interview with Arla Cress of Mrs. Bats Offroad
Interview with Arla Cress, a.k.a. Mrs. Bats Offroad! She's funny, smart, and tough as nails! Arla overlands with her husband, Tony, and their 12 year old daughter. Arla just recently finished her overland build on her 2018 Jeep Wrangler JKU "Bonnie" and completed her maiden overland voyage in the JKU to Big Bend over the holidays.
***STAY TUNED FOR A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END!!!***
S2E1: Chris Holloway and the MOORE Expo
S1E21: Krystal Kelly of Equestrian Adventuresses
Krystal Kelly is an internationally recognized show jumping coach, best-selling author, award winning equestrian documentarian, youtuber, horse owner, and international equestrian overlander. Listen in and learn all about overlanding on horseback!
S1E20: LIVE Round Table Discussion with Tara McGovern, Cindy Pope, and Monique Song
In this episode, Tara McGovern, Cindy Pope, and Monique Song join me in a round table discussion on several topics such as hygiene, safety, and the good, the bad, and the ugly of overlanding!
S1E19: Karina Wolff of @karinaawolf
Born and raised in Colorful Colorado, Karina has enjoyed the beauty of the outdoors from a very young age. Karina and her husband overland Colorado and Utah in their Toyota Tacomas and absorb as much of forest and trails as they possibly can. Karina wants to live in a world of "mountains, coffee, and campfires."
S1E18: Mary Hollendoner of "Monkeys on the Road"
In this episode of Lady Overlander Radio, I chat with Mary Hollendoner. After a decade of high-stress, challenging, but rewarding jobs, she and her husband John decided it was time for a change. Mary left the rat race of Silicon Valley and her job at Google to travel from California to Argentina with her husband and daughter. They did so in a Ford Econoline van named Vancito. She documented their travels in her newly released book, titled "Monkeys on the Road," where she shares many relatable stories and adventures.
S1E17: Laura Titensor of @crayonsandcairns
Laura Titensor is a self taught cinematographer and film editor. She started Crayons and Cairns, a non-profit, to help give resources and education to families searching for connection - to each other and to natural world. Laura enjoys overlanding and canyoneering with her husband and children, and is currently working on a short film titled, "The Mark We Make," which captures not only the epic beauty of Utah's slot canyons, but also delves into the damage inflicted on our public lands and historic landmarks.
S1E16: Aaron Paris from Switchback Outdoor Safety
In this episode, Aaron Paris of Switchback Outdoor Safety and I talk about the importance of off-road safety, safety and recovery gear he recommends, trainings his company offers, and the upcoming Lady Overlander Radio Camping Retreat. Enjoy!
THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY MOORE EXPO.
S1E15: Dot Bekker, author of "Going Home to Africa"
My guest on this week's episode of Lady Overlander Radio is Dot Bekker. Dot is an international overlander who traveled over 12,000 miles on her own from Europe through 18 West African countries to Zimbabwe. Dot even received several marriage proposals along the way! Listen in as we talk about that, the release of her book, "Going Home to Africa," and so much more!
S1E14: Monique Song, "The Overland Lady"
S1E13: Taylor Abney of @taylorabney.adventures
My guest on Episode 13 of Lady Overlander Radio is the awesome Taylor Abney. Taylor is a competitive shooter, full-time overlander, freelance writer, content creator, and outdoor adventurer. She enjoys hiking, camping, photography, and of course...shooting! We talk about everything from helping veterans to mental health and Taylor shares a very personal reason for shifting to life on the road. Take a listen.
S1E12: Cindy Pope of Northology Adventures
My guest on this episode of Lady Overlander Radio is Cindy Pope of Northology Adventures. Cindy's lifelong love of the outdoors has led her to where she is today. Cindy is an overland adventure events coordinator, digital publisher and social media addict. You can find her roaming the woods of the upper Midwest looking for remote places to camp, paddle, hike and stargaze. She has been married to her husband Chad for 23 years and they travel around in their '96 Ford Quigley 4x4 van with their two adorable rescue pups, Libby and Daisy.
S1E11: Geneva Saint-Amour of "Slow Car, Fast House"
S1E10: Jordan Hollmann of @Jordans_Crazy_Life
Listen in on tonight's episode as I interview Jordan, a 22 year old woman who offroads and overlands with her rescue dog, Buster, and cattle dog, Bella!
S1E9: Tara McGovern of @roveandreverie
My guest tonight is Tara McGovern, a single mama to two boys. Tara works in marketing/media and is also a professional photographer. Listen in tonight to learn how Tara finds balance in her busy life by getting herself and her boys out into nature as much as possible.
S1E8: Kayla Hodges of "A Captains Log"
Inspired by ideas like self-reliance, off-grid living, and minimalism, she’s incrementally learning to slow down, let go, refocus on health, and escape what’s been her version of the rat race.
S1E7: Cara McClellan of @ozarkoverlandadventures
In this episode, I chat with Cara McClellan of Ozark Overland Adventures. She and I discuss everything from kids to photography to overlanding hygiene and everything in between!
S1E6: Andrea Amos of @mrspuravidajourneys
Andrea Amos has an awesome overlanding rig named "Bluebelle" and she and her husband plan to overland full-time and travel the Pan American Highway within the next four years. Take a listen to her story on tonight's podcast.
S1E5: Ashley Giordano of @desktoglory_ash
In this episode, I talk with Ashley Giordano, who is an accomplished travel writer and international overlander. Ashley and her husband Richard overland in their 1990 Toyota pickup, and have visited 16 countries. Ashley has also served as a guide for Women Overlanding the World trips.
If you are interested in international overlanding, you will love this episode!
S1E4: Julianna Rose of The Overlander Nextdoor (formerly Love4FJ)
Julianna is a full-time overlander who is traveling solo. In this episode, we talk about the life events that brought her to living in her Toyota FJ Cruiser and how living this way has helped to reduce her anxiety and give her a better quality of life.
S1E3: Mauriahh Esquivel of 4RunningtheOzarks
In this episode, Mauriahh and I talk offroading, overlanding, and the confidence they bring to her life.
S1E2: Ashley Oldham of @Okiegirl_Overland
Ashley Oldham is a wife, mom of two, and has caught the overlanding bug! In this episode, we talk about her first time on the trails, family life, her love of the overland community, and the things she has learned along the way.
S1E1: Brittany Highland of Hourless Life
In this episode, Brittany and I talk about full-time overland life, her new overlanding rig, her upcoming international travel, and homeschooling on the road.