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PHOTO: Guangzhou Viewed From a Safehouse

View of the gritty urban jungle of Guangzhou from a derelict safehouse in China /// VinjatekLooking out the window of a long derelict safehouse in Guangzhou, China. Now used as a pit stop communal apartment for us retired agency folk.

[ April 03 2018 ]         DATA, DESTINATIONS, LODGING, PHOTOGRAPHY, URBEX


Vagabonding Guide: On-Site Hotel Booking Hack For Deals and Upgrades

Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit /// VinjatekThis is a series of continuous posts of guides, hacks and tips on the vagabonding lifestyle and nomadic methodology. -view all vagabond guides

[ January 31 2018 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, LODGING, MONEY


The Extrinsic Method of Securely Hiding Items in Hotel Rooms

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Bathroom in Hong Hong /// VinjatekThere’s only one definitive way to keep valuables, sensitive documents and non-permissive gear safe in your room from hotel staff and outside forces.

[ January 22 2018 ]         CONFIDENTIAL, DATA, HACKS, LODGING


How to Use Airports Like Free Hotels

Bali International Airport in Indonesia /// VinjatekAirports can be used as temporary places to sleep, chill and “live” as if they were hotels, legally, comfortably and for free… This is how.

[ January 27 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, LODGING, TRAVEL


The Underworld: A Networks of Resources, Assets and Safe Houses

Underworlds: Networks of Resources, Assets and Havens /// VinjatekThe “underworlds” of the world are a relatively hidden part of every major city with a myriad of elusive but uniquely useful resources.

[ April 28 2016 ]         CONFIDENTIAL, INTEL, LODGING, SURVIVAL


ASK: Any Tips on Eating Alone in a Restaurant While Traveling?

Ask John V Cain /// VinjatekASK is a series of posts answering questions asked by readers about the vagabonding operative lifestyle. Contact me to ask your own.

[ June 10 2015 ]         ASK, DATA, LODGING, TIPS


The Hostel Life

Hostel Backpackers at a Pool Party in Luang Prabang, Laos /// VinjatekHostels are often such a significant part of travelers’ lives that it develops into its own independent lifestyle… The Hostel Life.

[ March 19 2015 ]         DATA, GUIDES, LIFESTYLE, LODGING


6 Nomadic Hotel Alternatives

Hotel Alternatives // VinjatekHotels are just highly catered places of temporary lodging but there are adventurous, unique and cheaper alternatives for nomads.

[ November 23 2014 ]         DATA, DIGITAL NOMAD, LIST, LODGING


Guide to Your First Stay at a Hostel

Peter Pan Hostel in Andong, Korea // VinjatekUnlike hotels, staying at a hostel for the first time could be an intimidating and uneasy experience, but it doesn’t have to be with this guide.

[ August 05 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, LODGING, TIPS


Bong House Hostel

Bong House Hostel Entrance in Seoul, Korea /// VinjatekI’ve traveled and nomadically lived the near entirety of Korea staying mostly at hostels and can confidently say that I’ve found the best one in it.

[ May 13 2014 ]         DATA, DESTINATIONS, LODGING