Piritta and Niina on top of Honey Badger the Defender in Pelican Point in Namibia, late 2019, when it all began.

Who are we?

We are Piritta and Niina, two Finnish women traveling overland in Africa in a Land Rover Defender 110 2.4 TDCi Puma called the “Honey Badger.”

We have been zigzagging the “Mother Continent” for over four years and counting – as we are not planning to stop!

We planned our “escape to freedom” for many years before we actually did it. But beginning something is the easy part. Sticking with it is the hard one.

As reality kicks in, it’s not everyone that will continue, despite the hardships, breakdowns, uncertainty, etc… You name it. 

But we have pushed through every obstacle that has come our way during the years, and we continue doing it for as long as it takes and as long as we like. Why? Because living a life that looks 110% like you is more than worth it!

And because living outside of your comfort zone teaches you so much more about yourself, about life, about everything. 

And because, most of all, life is for living. Now. You never know what tomorrow brings, so don’t wait too long to make your dreams come true and enjoy life the way you want to. 

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

What do we write about?

We write about our full-time life on the road with all its challenges and advantages, joys and sorrows, and all the lessons we learn on the way. Join the ride with us!

  • 4x4 adventures in remote areas where you make your own road overland.

  • Tips and tricks about Overlanding life and wildlife photography.

  • We may sometimes be dropping in some mindfulness stuff, too. And physical fitness tips, as you need to stay fit on the road.

  • We also want to inspire you to step outside of your comfort zone. We promise that it will be worth it!


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Photo by Piritta Paija in South Africa, 2020.


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Two women Overlanding in Africa for four years and counting with a Land Rover Defender 110. Living a life on the road full-time. We write about its joys and sorrows, and everything in between. Learn useful tips & tricks on the way, too!

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Two women, Piritta & Niina, Overlanding in Africa with a Land Rover Defender 110 for four years and counting. Living a life on the road full-time with all its challenges and advantages.

Piritta Paija

A wildlife photographer and an Overlanding explorer who belongs everywhere and nowhere simultaneously. A multi-disciplinary artist who loves Africa and conservation. And a bear guide in Borealis summertime.