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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


One Simple Thing I’m Doing This Year to Lose a Little Weight

Fruit Shop in Taipei, Taiwan /// VinjatekAlright, I’m not “fat”, but I’ve also never been as fat as I am now. I’ve been too kind to my taste buds this past year and my physique is paying for it.

[ January 09 2018 ]         DATA, HACKS, LIFESTYLE


Master Time Like an Operative

Casually Tactical Wristgame + Menswear /// VinjatekWe can’t function without the concept of time, it’s all-encompassing, embedded in every aspect of our lives. But we can try harnessing it like a tool.

[ January 03 2018 ]         DATA, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, PHILOSOPHY


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 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL


The Methods of Accessing Any Secure Building or Perimeter

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey /// VinjatekThese are the methods of obtaining entry to any enclosed or guarded place, no matter how secure or seemingly impregnable.

[ October 28 2017 ]         HACKS, INTEL, RESTRICTED, URBEX


“Early is On Time, On Time is Late and Late is Death…

“Early is on time, on time is late and late is death.”  -Vinjatek“Early is On Time, On Time is Late and Late is Death.” is my own derivation of another quote I picked up during ops, this is what it means.

[ September 17 2017 ]         DATA, HACKS, LIFESTYLE


The Operative’s Method of Detecting Deception: Theory

The Operative's Method of Detecting Deception: Theory /// VInjatekThese are the tried, true and trained base methods of detecting deception for operatives in close proximity personal communication.

[ August 18 2017 ]         DATA, HACKS, LIFESTYLE, SURVIVAL


The ‘Rule of 3’ Vagabond Clothing Packing Hack

Triple Aught Design Transport Cubes // The Rule of 3 Vagabond Packing Hack /// VinjatekI’ve been variably using this ultralight clothing packing minimalist hack for as long as I’ve been vagabonding and it’s served me well.

[ June 29 2017 ]         CLOTHING, DATA, HACKS


Why I Strategically Don’t Drink Coffee

penanMcDonald's at Penang Airport /// VinjatekI’m in the extreme minority as I don’t drink coffee and have cut it out of my life long ago for strategic and practical reasons, this is why.

[ June 17 2017 ]         DATA, HACKS, LIFESTYLE



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