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The Strategy of Always Moving With a Purpose

Always Move With a Purpose /// VinjatekWalk, react and behave with a certain nuanced or focused directional purpose to gain an advantage in your everyday and professional life.

[ October 26 2017 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE


How to Operate Like MacGyver in The Real World: Part 2

How to Operate Like MacGyver in The Real World /// VinjatekThis is MacGyvered Part 2 of the practical guide to being and operating like the fictional character MacGyver, for use in the real world.

[ May 20 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, SURVIVAL


6 Methods of Thinking Like an Operative

Thinking Like an Operative in Taipei, Taiwan /// VinjatekA clandestine professional or trade specialist operating in foreign environments require a unique skill set, particularly the mentalities.

[ March 03 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, LIST


Urban Survivalist: The Concrete Jungle

Flatiron District, New York City /// VinjatekThis is a part of a series of posts about urban survival. Guides, skills, tips and gear for travel, crises and everyday life. – view all survivalist posts

[ January 05 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


The Art of Always Having a Trick up Your Sleeve

The Art of Having a Trick up Your Sleeve /// VinjatekThe art of always having a trick up your sleeve isn’t about attempting to be prepared for every specific and or possible situation…

[ August 17 2016 ]         DATA, HACKS, SURVIVAL, THE ART


Inspiring Quotes For The Vagabonding Operative

John V Cain /// VinjatekA collection of words from some of history’s greats and living legends that have inspired my profession and vagabonding lifestyle.

[ August 03 2016 ]         DATA, PHILOSOPHY


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


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


The Art of Adaptive Urban Camouflage

- Adaptive Camouflage in Tokyo, Japan -Actual, casual and active urban camouflage is about becoming a part of an interpersonal space, not hiding within a (crypsis) visual space.

[ October 16 2015 ]         DATA, GUIDES, HACKS, THE ART


6 Types of Criminals You May Encounter as a Traveler

6 Types of Criminals You’ll Encounter as a Traveler /// VinjatekThe world is full of bad, greedy and desperate people. As a traveler in foreign lands they may not always be obvious, these are the types.

[ September 30 2015 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, LIST, SURVIVAL






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