Desk to Glory

Desk to Glory

5 Episodes

Follow Richard and Ashley Giordano (Desk to Glory) as they step into full-time life in their 2008 Toyota Tundra, discovering what it means to travel overland through the United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Africa, and beyond.

Desk to Glory
  • CANADA | Why We Overland: To Build A Home

    Episode 0

    In 2013, Richard and Ashley (Desk To Glory) drove their 1990 Toyota Pickup 45,000 kilometers from Vancouver, BC to Ushuaia, Argentina. Since their return in 2016, they’ve hustled to make remote work and long-term travel a possibility, subsequently building a “new” Toyota for these upcoming advent...

  • MALTA | Why We Overland: To Learn About Ourselves

    Episode 1

    Waiting for their Tundra to arrive in the UK, Richard and Ashley visit the tiny island nation of Malta, diving deep into Richard’s family history.

    Find Richard and Ashley on Instagram in between episodes:
    @desktoglory
    @desktoglory_ash

  • ENGLAND | Why We Overland: To Step Back In Time

    Episode 2

    After picking up their Tundra in the UK, Richard and Ashley head straight for Scotland—but not without first getting a taste of British history.

    Find Richard and Ashley on Instagram in between episodes:
    @desktoglory
    @desktoglory_ash

  • SCOTLAND | Why We Overland: To Feel Remote

    Episode 3

    Richard and Ashley search for remote regions of Scotland in Skye and the Outer Hebrides. After slowing their pace, they are able to meet with local crofters on the far reaches of the islands to learn about the centuries-old small-scale food production system. A secret tip sends them to a cliffsid...

  • SPAIN | Why We Overland: To Eat, A Lot

    Episode 4

    There are many ways to learn about a region. Richard and Ashley learn more about Spain by staying in one area as long as possible, focusing their time in Asturias and Basque Country, and eating a wide variety of food, trekking into the mountains, and spending time with the people that live there....