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ASK: What’s The Best Way to Get Into The City From an Airport?

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.

[ March 07 2018 ]         ASK, DATA, TRAVEL

PHOTO: Crossing The Thailand / Laos Border via The Mekong River

PHOTO: Crossing The Thailand / Laos Border via The Mekong River /// VinjatekI caught an impromptu ride with this local family to cross the Thailand / Laos border via the Mekong River on a tiny boat with an improvised car motor.

[ February 03 2018 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

Higher(er) Learning Through Travel

Bel Air City Distance Sign at Gili Air Island, Indonesia /// VinjatekOf all my training and mastered skill sets, I’ve learned more from travel. The world is a living and ever-changing textbook full of lessons of higher learning.

[ January 27 2018 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, PHILOSOPHY, TRAVEL

Sector Extrication Kit

Sector Extrication Kit /// VinjatekThis is a kit for items and documents that are necessary to effectively exit a bordered geographical sector then gain entry to another.


How I Spent 24 Hours at an Airport With Security Credentials

24 Hours at The Airport With Security Credentials /// VinjatekAirports need not be just transfer hubs to and from adventures, they can also BE the adventure… This is my airport story. – view all days

[ July 21 2017 ]         A DAY, DATA, TRAVEL, TRAVELOGUE

Before I Die… ride the Trans-Siberian Railway

Trans-Siberian Railway Train /// VinjatekBefore I Die…‘ is a series of posts about all the things I personally want to experience and the places I want to see… before I die. – view the list

[ July 13 2017 ]         BEFORE I DIE, DATA, TRAVEL

The Wrath of Traveler’s Diarrhea

The Wrath of Traveler’s Diarrhea at the Gili Islands, Indonesia /// VinjatekVagabond’s have a viciously nasty enemy that lurks in the shadows, attacking randomly and at will… we call it “Traveler’s Diarrhea“.

[ May 05 2017 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, TRAVEL

The Wonder of Being a Damn Tourist

Uluwatu Temple Kecak Dance Ceremony in Bali, Indonesia /// VinjatekEyes wide open and out of place in the world, exhilarated by all these new things like a foolish but observant child… oh to be a tourist.

[ April 13 2017 ]         DATA, PHILOSOPHY, TRAVEL

I’m Back in America and I’ve Got Reverse Culture Shock

Top of The Rock, New York City /// VinjatekI haven’t been in my home country for a year but now that I’m back, I feel like a foreigner and a tourist, it’s very exciting. This is reverse culture shock

[ March 12 2017 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL

How to Travel With Knives Like a Vagabond

How to Travel With Knives Like a Vagabond /// VinjatekThis is a guide on how to travel with knives and certain non-permissive tools on your person and in your gear kit while traveling the world.

[ February 20 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL, TRAVEL