KOREA   ///  

SPN /// Lalo Tactical
SPN /// Optics Planet
SPN /// Goruck

Projecting Situational Awareness as Passive Self-Defense

Hwaseong Fortress of Korea /// VinjatekA natural or subtly theatrical show of your situational awareness can act as an incidental preventative form of passive self-defense.

[ April 09 2018 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, SURVIVAL

The New Year’s Resolution Solution

Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty in Seoul, Korea /// VinjatekThere’s nothing like a new year to inspire us to marginally reinvent ourselves, but this short-lived motivation is rarely enough to push us through it.

[ January 01 2018 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, PHILOSOPHY

[R]   The Single Most Important Physical Urban Survival Skill

Urban Survival in Seoul, Korea /// VinjatekUnlike wilderness survival, the skills of procuring and preparing sustenance are not the most important when it comes to the concrete jungle – this is:

[ December 26 2017 ]         DATA, INTEL, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL

How to Haggle Like a Nomad

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

*OPS: The Death Tree of Life

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.

[ February 23 2015 ]         DATA, OPS, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT

Bong House Hostel

Bong House Hostel Entrance in Seoul, Korea /// VinjatekI’ve traveled and nomadically lived the near entirety of Korea staying mostly at hostels and can confidently say that I’ve found the best one in it.

[ May 13 2014 ]         ACCOMMODATIONS, DATA

The Nightlife of The Partying Hongdae

Hongdae Nightlife Clubbing in Seoul, Korea /// VinjatekMetropolises tend to have a specific district unofficially reserved for their nightlife culture. It’s Hongdae for Korea’s capital, Seoul.

[ May 08 2014 ]         DATA, DESTINATIONS, TRAVELOGUE

SPNB /// Optics Planet Tactical and Survival Gear
SPNB /// Goruck
SPNB /// LALO Tactical
Yomp Notes /// SPN

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