SURVIVAL   ///  



Vagabonding Guide: Introduction

Mount Batur Moon Set in Bali, Indonesia /// VinjatekThis is a series of continuous posts of guides, hacks and tips on the vagabonding lifestyle and nomadic methodology. -view all vagabond guides

[ May 03 2017 ]         DATA, GUIDES


Stealth Hoodie LT Jacket : Review

Stealth Hoodie LT Jacket by Triple Aught Design /// VinjatekAn advanced technical performance jacket for active use in the fiercest weather yet during any season. Body armor for the elements.

[ February 17 2016 ]         CLOTHING, DATA, GEAR


DIY Survival Watch With Compass

DIY Survival Watch With Compass Kit /// VinjatekThis is a concept for a custom but easily obtainable and budget friendly survival watch with compass kit. For roughly $200 USD, depending on the setup.

[ August 28 2015 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL


Urban Survivalist: Introduction

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

[ February 26 2015 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


How to Hide From Drones: Part 1

How to Hide From UAV Drones in Taipei, Taiwan /// VinjatekThis is an introduction on how to hide from drones (UAV) operated by non-military government agencies and private civilians.

[ December 02 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL, TIPS


When The Shit Hits The Fan (SHTF) While Traveling

Changing of the Guard at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei, Taiwan /// VinjatekSurvivalist, prepper, trained specialist or not, experiencing a catastrophic, doomsday or SHTF event while traveling abroad changes things.

[ November 10 2014 ]         DATA, GUIDES, SURVIVAL


A Day in The Life of a Vagabond: Amazon Jungle

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

[ October 28 2014 ]         A DAY, ADVENTURE, DATA, SURVIVAL


Vagabonding is Passive Survival Training For The End of The World

Thailand / Laos Border on The Mekong River // VinjatekThe lifestyle of a vagabond will hypothetically share many similarities to that of a wandering survivor of the end of the world.

[ May 17 2014 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, PHILOSOPHY, SURVIVAL


GEAR + LOADOUT ///

      * FEATURED EQUIPMENT //

Product /// Heroclip


HEROCLIP CARABINER

The most versatile and multi-functional carabiner ever made. It transforms according to how you need it (item to item or stationery to item) and adjusts to the best “setting” as it’s used.

        $19+   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Vinjatek FAST Pack EDC: For Sale


CUSTOM FAST PACK EDC

The Vinjatek fully modified and enhanced Triple Aught Design backpack loaded with upgrades and additional equipment with the kit reapplied to a new pack. Limited to just this single unit.

        $:AUCTION   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Product // VSSL Mini Cache


VSSL   MINI   CACHE

The smaller, more mobile version of the high-end and rugged Supplies Cache. The waterproof end cap is integrated with a powerful 200 lumens flashlight and the top with an oil filled compass.

        $65+   |   INTEL   |   BUY »


      * EVERYDAY CARRY //

Operator Pen /// Gear

OPERATOR   PEN

A precision writing instrument first and special circumstance tactical CQC device second while equally effective as both but as inconspicuous as the former. Ruggedly built in the USA by Tuff-Writer.

        $99   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Exilis Knife /// VINJABOND

EXILIS   KNIFE

A high-end / high-tech compact tactical folding knife applicable for hard use utility, combat defense and international everyday carry. Ceramic bearing pivot and CPM-154 blade. A Guardian Tactical design.

        $275   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Arcus Carabiner Svorn /// VINJABOND

ARCUS   CARABINER

This is the world’s most beautiful carabiner. That is a peculiar thing to say because a carabiner is just a metal loop made to hold things but it’s not delicate, this is a legitimate tool for endless EDC uses.

        $40   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Life Capsule Omega Kit /// VINJABOND

LIFE   CAPSULE   OMEGA

A highly mobile and specialized personal carry device designed for survival and lifestyle carry, hence the “capsule of life”. I’ve had 2 of these as part of my vagabonding packing list and EDC since 2012.

        $85+   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Leatherman Charge TTi /// VINJABOND

CHARGE   TTi

This is the “Cadillac” of multi-tools. The best money can buy and it does cost a lot of money, but it’s worth every damn penny. Titanium scales, S30VN blade and various other precision built tools within.

        $170   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Rolex Submariner Date Watch /// VINJABOND

SUBMARINER   WATCH

A most iconic watch that kills it at both black tie events or volcano treks and performs anywhere from the deep ocean to any active war zone. The defacto wear anywhere tool watch by Rolex.

        $8,500   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

ASP P12 Baton /// VINJABOND

ASP   P12   BATON

This is the best and most compact (without loss of effectiveness) tactical expandable baton you can get currently in the market. Offers a significantly favorable concealability / force damage ratio.

        $45   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Dark Energy 214a Flashlight /// VINJABOND

DARK   P12   21A

A grippingly compact yet powerful tactical / personal illumination device that’s pocket carry friendly. The purposed eye blinding focus beam and front impact bezel makes this a CQC capable device.

        $50   |   INTEL   |   BUY »





      * LOAD CARRY SYSTEMS //

PRODUCT /// FAST Pack Scout

FAST   PACK   SCOUT

A highly compact but rugged tactical rucksack built for mobility. This is my current primary pack for lifestyle vagabonding, replacing my FAST Pack EDC. It will also serve as my EDC, go-bag and trekking kit.

        $195+   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

FAST Pack EDC Backpack /// VINJABOND

FAST   PACK   EDC

This American made flagship pack by Triple Aught Design is essentially the “grail rucksack”. The most outstanding of its kind reigning since its introduction. It’s more agile, tactile, ample and versatile.

        $350   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Maxpedition Proteus Versipack /// VINJABOND

PROTEUS   VERSIPACK

By Maxpedition, this multi-functional mobility compact duffle bag can be used and be packed in a variety of ways; survival, travel, urban. Specifically for minimalist but technical loadout options with speed in mind.

        $65   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Zero Grid Packing Cubes /// VINJABOND

ZERO   GRID   CUBES

Dual-layered 420D ripstop nylon set includes of 3 (1 Large and 2 Small) cubes for clothing compression and accessory organization and shoe bag. I have various kits of these in my go-bags around the world.

        $30   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Maxpedition Rollypoly Pouch /// VINJABOND

ROLLYPOLLY   POUCH

On demand expanding / folding dump pouch folds up small and folds out huge for varied carry options, made from 1000-Denier ballistic nylon. Ideal for temporary or situationally strategic kit carry options.

        $25   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Tactical Travel Tray /// VINJABOND

TACTICAL   TRAVEL   TRAY

This unique carry / desk kit caddy by Maxpedition expands to an everyday carry items tray from a flat envelope-like bag. With highly functional travel and stationery layout capabilities.

        $20   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Thyrm CellVault /// VINJABOND

THYRM   CellVault  

A tough and agile polymer capsule container designed for MOLLE attachment and other modular and custom everyday carry methods for both on-person and within a dedicated carry system.

        $20   |   INTEL   |   BUY »





      * APPAREL //

Stealth Hoodie LT Jacket /// VINJABOND

STEALTH   HOODIE   LT

Triple Aught Design’s flagship outer wear. An advanced technical performance jacket for active use in the fiercest weather conditions yet during any season. Lightweight body armor for the elements.

        $475   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Product /// Vollebak Condition Black Shirt /// Vinjabond

CONDITION   BLACK   T-SHIRT

Nimbly armored with ceramic particles to an advanced textile material with active stitching, the most technical and tactical t-shirt ever. Excels for casual wear, trekking and even war.

        $110   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Exofficio Boxer Briefs /// VINJABOND

EXOFFICIO   BRIEFS  

Breathable, lightweight, odor resistant and long-wearing. The award winging, ultimate active underwear made from advanced synthetics. I’ve been wearing these around the world since 2012.

        $15   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Product // Goruck Tac Hat

GORUCK   TAC   HAT

A rugged and brand sanitized military-style tactical hat. Low profile fit with six panel construction using Cordura 1000D. VELCRO® panels on the front and brim underside. Made in the USA.

        $35   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

PIG Gloves: FDT Alpha Touch /// VINJABOND

ALPHA   TOUCH   GLOVES

A precision tactical glove that can be used for comfort in bad weather, use on any touch device, do delicate repairs, drive a vehicle with craft or just go to battle with its trigger finger design.

        $40   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

PRODUCT /// LALO Shadow Amphibian Boots /// Vinjabond

SHADOW   AMPHIBIAN   BOOTS

This is the grail tactical boot by LALO. The finest, most practical and advanced footwear of this kind without going custom. Fits like basketball sneakers but designed for battle and harsh environments.

        $350   |   INTEL   |   BUY »





      * SUPPLIES //

Kevlar Cordage - Vagabonding Travel Gear - VINJABOND

KEVLAR   CORDAGE  

Actual Kevlar material made into thin cords with the strength of thick rope for wilderness and urban survival as well as any number of gear and situational enhancement and modification applications.

        $6   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Ceramic Escape Razor /// VINJABOND

ESCAPE   SERE   RAZOR

An all ceramic “hideaway” razor blade for escape and evasion purposes with extreme concealment carry capabilities. However, also functional as an emergency utility blade for its extreme edge keeping capability.

        $12   |   INTEL   |   BUY »

Pamp Suisse Gold Bars /// VINJABOND

MICRO   GOLD   BULLION

Certified 999.9 Fine pure gold bullion bars sealed in official Pamp authenticity cases. I carry a certain selection of these for emergency currency EDC and a part of some of my globally placed go-bags.

        $50+   |   INTEL   |   BUY »


CQC Covert EDC Kit /// Vinjatek

CQC Covert EDC Kit

EDC Methods: Micro Gold Bars in Your Wallet /// Vinjatek

EDC Methods: Micro Gold Bars in Your Wallet

Handcuff Keys for World Travel /// Vinjatek

Equipping Handcuff Keys as a Civilian

How to Travel With Knives Like a Vagabond /// Vinjatek

How to Travel With Knives Like a Vagabond