GUIDES   ///  



Mobility EDC Pack: DIY Guide

Mobility EDC Pack DIY Guide /// VinjatekThis is the instructional do-it-yourself guide and parts list on building a near replica or your own version of my now retired “mobility EDC pack“.

[ March 19 2018 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, GUIDES, HACKS


Vinjatek Backpack Kit Setup Guide

FAST Pack EDC Backpack Mod Setup /// VinjatekThis is part 2 of a setup guide and tutorial for my backpack kit configuration and modifications designed for a vagabonding operative lifestyle.

[ February 04 2018 ]         DATA, GEAR, GUIDES


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


Detecting Terrorist Activity and Behavior in The Field

Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey /// VinjatekOrganized terrorist operations require extensive research and planning, which develops into discernible patterns that can be detected before the act.

[ January 13 2018 ]         CONFIDENTIAL, DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


How to Live Out of a Backpack: Improvised Waterproofing

Survival Go-Bag /// VinjatekThis is a series of posts about ‘how to live out of a backpack’ as a vagabond, minimalist, nomad, expat, traveler or for everyday life as a lifestyle.

[ January 12 2018 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, SURVIVAL


Essential Vehicular Counter-Surveillance Tactics

Vinjatek Driving ///This is the basic guideline of countermeasures to reduce, prevent or manipulate physical surveillance in motor vehicle scenarios as a civilian.

[ January 10 2018 ]         CONFIDENTIAL, DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


How to Haggle Like a Vagabond

Buying and Eating Cobra Snake in Siem Reap, Cambodia /// VinjatekAs a constantly revolving foreigner, the art of haggling is a most useful skill to master for necessity and practicality. A skill also valuable back at home.

[ December 21 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, MONEY, TIPS


Bypassing Facial Recognition Security Systems in The Field

Vinjatek : John V CainThese are the base methods of bypassing and manipulating facial recognition security system technologies on the fly in live scenarios in the field.

[ December 17 2017 ]         CONFIDENTIAL, DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, SURVIVAL


The Darknet Guide: Introduction

The Darknet Guide: Introduction /// VinjatekThis is a mini-series of posts about the hidden, anonymous and dark part of the Deep Web. An introductory Darknet guide for the novice.

[ July 25 2017 ]         DATA, DIGITAL NOMAD, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


Vagabonding Guide: Pre-Departure Minimizations

FAST Pack EDC Backpack at Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali, Indonesia /// VinjatekThis is a series of continuous posts of guides, hacks and tips on the vagabonding lifestyle and nomadic methodology. -view all vagabond guides

[ July 14 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, LIFESTYLE, MINIMALISM