EUROPE   ///  

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 ]         DATA, GUIDES, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL

The Worldwide Scavenger Hunt For Vinjatek Go-Bags

Vinjatek Go-Bag in Guangzhou, China ///I have survival / tactical / bug out / life kit go-bags stashed all over the world and I’m giving away 15 of them… It’s yours, if you can find them. -VIP updates

[ July 30 2017 ]         DATA, GEAR, SURVIVAL

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

The Strategy of Being an Opinionless American Abroad

Meeting at Istanbul, Turkey /// VinjatekAmerican gun policies and politics… These are the subjects I’m strategically mute when overseas, with locals and other foreigners.

[ March 14 2016 ]         DATA, HACKS, PHILOSOPHY

Before I Die… visit every country in the world

Before I Die... visit every country in the world /// VinjabondBefore 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

[ September 04 2015 ]         BEFORE I DIE, DATA

A Day in The Life of a Vagabond: Berlin

Remnants of the Berlin Wall in Germany /// VinjatekThis is a continuous series of posts about random, nonspecific but typical days in the life of my vagabonding lifestyle. –view all days

[ July 01 2015 ]         A DAY, DATA, DESTINATIONS

Before I Die… explore the forbidden Catacombs of Paris

- Catacombs of Paris Bones Circle -Before 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

[ June 14 2015 ]         BEFORE I DIE, DATA, URBEX

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 Illegal Activities You Can Legally Do Abroad

Selfie w/ a Tiger in Chiang Mai, Thailand /// VinjatekIllegal activities by nature are thrilling and often fun experiences but with travel, you can do some without legal risk or societal disruption.

[ January 28 2015 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, LIFESTYLE, LIST

*OPS: The Phantom Sniper Deception

John V Cain /// OPS // Vinjatek*OPS is a series of posts possibly about my experiences as a (former) covert operative. Edited, altered, fictional and or true accounts of events.

[ January 11 2015 ]         DATA, OPS