Vinjabond is Now Vinjatek

Vinjabond is VinjatekThis wasn’t planned or was it ever a consideration, but through a series of unexpected events, Vinjabond is now Vinjatek.

[ December 04 2017 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE

The Origin of The Code Name ‘VINJABOND’

Don Mueang Airport Observation Deck Sunrise in Bangkok, Thailand /// Vinjatek‘VINJABOND’ is the name of this site but it’s not a random sequence of characters. It won’t be found in a dictionary, but this is its etymology.

[ June 10 2017 ]         DATA

How to Start a Lifestyle Blog Like Vinjabond

How to Start a Lifestyle Blog Like Vinjatek ///This is an introductory guide on how to start a lifestyle blog and website like Vinjabond – from concept to design to the technical.

[ November 26 2016 ]         DATA, DIGITAL NOMAD, GUIDES, LIFESTYLE

The 100th

Sunset over Juifen in Taiwan - VINJABONDWelcome to VINJABOND‘s 100th post.

I started this site less than a year ago while vagabonding in Taipei sitting in my temporary “nomad apartment“. What started as a part-time hobby has developed into a healthy obsession.

The success of this site owes thanks to you, the readers and supporters… So thank you.

A special thanks goes to my sponsors ;



I’ve been using their products (Hitcase Pro and sportHolster) indispensably throughout my world travels long before our partnerships.

Live well, travel far and repeat.

Thanks, again.

[ May 11 2014 ]         DATA, PHILOSOPHY

Keeping Fit While Traveling The World as a Lifestyle

Selfie at Kuta Beach on Lombok Island - VINJABONDAs vagabonding is a lifestyle of world travel, it’s just as important to stay physically fit as it is in any other way of living.

In a “regular” life where the term “9 to 5” means something, the stationary positioning and predictable routine makes it easy to find a time and place to exercise. The active nature of vagabonding actually makes it potentially as easy, albeit erratic.

The operative word in “world travel” in this case is travel – to move from one place to another. Not necessarily by powered vehicles but by walking, swimming, running and jumping as a necessity of such frequent travel.

For the more adventurous and physical traveler, the mere act of being is enough to stay at a level physique.

I myself am a very active traveler but still like to maintain peak physical condition while not letting it take over or hinder my vagabonding lifestyle.


100 – 200 pushups every other day and 300 – 500 crunches between days.

-morning or night


Run at least a mile in a single set or the equivalent in biking or other sports.

-whenever possible


Hiking, climbing, diving, kayaking – anything available within my current location.

-location dependent

My exercise routine is basic but effective. It gives me time to enjoy the world as I travel it and the freedom of a flexible schedule to do what I want, when I want.

When you’re traveling the world and want to keep fit, you don’t need to have a specific exercise program.

Just do what vagabonding is suppose to be about; explore and be adventurous, get dirty and sweat, say “yes” more often and try new new things.

Just. Be. Active.

[The featured photo was taken on Kuta Lombok Beach, Indonesia.]

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[ March 24 2014 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, TIPS, TRAVEL