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Escape and Evasion Kit

Escape and Evasion Kit /// VinjatekSurvival kits are meant to stabilize certain unavoidable situations but escape and evasion kits are meant to negate the need to survive.

[ October 18 2014 ]         DATA, EDC, SURVIVAL

How to be Street Smart as a Foreigner

6 Types of Criminals You’ll Encounter as a Traveler /// VinjatekIt’s arguable that being street smart is better than book smart on a general level, but as a foreigner traveling abroad, the former is.

[ October 08 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL, TIPS

S&S Precision LockOut

SS Precision LockOut Canister /// VinjatekA palm-sized polymer canister built for battle, adventure or everyday carry of small items. A tactical-practical personal storage device.

[ September 30 2014 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL

Urban Camouflage as a Traveler

Gangnam (Style) District Street in Korea // VinjatekUrban camouflage isn’t about blending into the physical city around you but to appear as if you’re from and belong there like a local.

[ August 20 2014 ]         CLOTHING, DATA, SURVIVAL

The Decoy Wallet Concept

Decoy Wallet / Mugger's Wallet /// VinjatekEvasion is always better than defense in a mugging scenario but a peaceful escape in an engagement with minimal loss is possible with a decoy wallet.

[ August 19 2014 ]         DATA, GEAR, HACKS, SURVIVAL

Situational Awareness as a Traveler

Zhongshan Meishu Park in Taipei, Taiwan /// VinjatekTravelers in foreign lands can enhance their efficiency, mobility and safety just by expanding and heightening their existing awareness levels.

[ August 01 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, PHILOSOPHY, SURVIVAL

S&S Precision Pocket Shiv

S&S Precision Pocket Shiv Knife // VinjatekWhether designed as a weapon or utility, all knives are tools; combat, cutlery, EDC, survival and some with specialized purposes…

[ July 28 2014 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL

Vagabond’s EDC Gear Kit V2

Urban EDC Gear /// VinjatekThis is version 2 of my vagabonding EDC gear kit for international travel and urban everyday carry. Equipped on my person at all times.

[ July 17 2014 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL

KA-BAR Hellfire Knife

Ka-Bar Hell Fire Knife by TDI / Hinderer /// VinjatekAs a former operator and longtime edged tool practitioner, my knives are custom or modified with production models rarely considered.

[ July 04 2014 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL

Vagabonding is Passive Survival Training For The End of The World

Thailand / Laos Border on The Mekong River // VinjatekThe lifestyle of a vagabond will hypothetically share many similarities to that of a wandering survivor of the end of the world.