5. Lifestyle Overland


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Episode Highlights
2:50 - Introduction to Kevin and Sarah
4:32 - Regular life before becoming Lifestyle Overland
8:25 - Kevin and Sarah describe the difference between overlanding, wheeling, and crawling.
11:10 - Getting their first rig, and why they’re not traveling in it right now
14:00 - Why they decided to purchase a Toyota 4Runner instead of the vehicle they thought they wanted
16:40 - How their rig “Silver” came to be.
17:40 - Making the transition to FULL-TIME overlanding
19:00 - How their YouTube channel "Lifestyle Overland" unintentionally became a hit
23:10 - Taking it next level to full-time overlanding
29:15 - Advice for basic vehicle maintenance/modification understanding prior to getting into overlanding
31:10 - Who drives the 4Runner most of the time? It’s not Kevin!
33:05 - Vehicle care and maintenance
36:12 - How they use Gaia GPS to plan their adventures
36:52 - How the McCuistons keep their young daughter Caroline entertained on the road without screens
40:50 - What Lifestyle Overland is doing during COVID-19 restrictions
44:50 - The Enchanted Rockies Trail, Lifestyle Overland’s perfect long-distance route for beginners
49:08 - The North Country Loop — from the Grand Canyon to as far north as you can drive in Alaska
51:00 - Favorite places to travel
54:00 - Advice for people wanting to get into overlanding
55:40 - The basic gear you need to start overlanding.
58:10 - Favorite travel food
58:55 - Craziest scenario they've ever been in
1:00:10 - If they could anywhere right now, where would it be?
1:00:45 - Where to find the best cinnamon rolls in the world!

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