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How to Befriend Strangers Anywhere in The World: Part 1

Pool Party at Luang Prabang, Laos /// VinjatekCulture, language, religion and politics are what divide this world but that doesn’t mean you can’t befriend the people among the divided.

[ September 30 2016 ]         DATA, GUIDES, LIFESTYLE


Master That One Great Story to Tell

Story Telling at Bong Hostel in Seoul, Korea /// Vinjatek“Once upon a time…” The oldest and potentially most powerful social opening of all time. Do you know how to initiate and use these words wisely?

[ April 22 2016 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE


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


The Envious Lives of 9-to-5’ers

9-to-5'ers Crossing the Street in Berlin, Germany /// VinjatekA “nine-to-five life” is regarded as the most common and standardized way of living. It’s predictable, routine and stationary…

[ February 13 2016 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, PHILOSOPHY


ASK: How do You Handle Language Barriers While Vagabonding?

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.

[ December 13 2015 ]         ASK, DATA


ASK: What’s The Hardest Part of Living a Life of Travel?

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.

[ October 15 2015 ]         ASK, DATA, LIFESTYLE


ASK: Do You Get Treated Differently as an American While Traveling?

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.

[ August 16 2015 ]         ASK, DATA


I Travel The World to See How The World Works

Cape Eluanbi in Taiwan /// VinjatekThrough the eyes of a traveler you shall see, the world as it actually is, was, could and will be – by experiencing it all, up close and personal.

[ June 06 2015 ]         DATA, PHILOSOPHY


A Traveler of THE World is a Student of THE University

Trekking Jeju Island in Korea /// VinjatekWe get street smarts from nature, book smarts from nurture and only by traveling the world can we gain universal smarts.

[ January 14 2015 ]         DATA, DIGITAL NOMAD, LIFESTYLE


Guide to Your First Stay at a Hostel

Peter Pan Hostel in Andong, Korea // VinjatekUnlike hotels, staying at a hostel for the first time could be an intimidating and uneasy experience, but it doesn’t have to be with this guide.

[ August 05 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, LODGING, TIPS



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