Higher(er) Learning Through Travel

Bel Air City Distance Sign at Gili Air Island, Indonesia /// VinjatekOf all my training and mastered skill sets, I’ve learned more from travel. The world is a living and ever-changing textbook full of lessons of higher learning.

[ January 27 2018 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, PHILOSOPHY, TRAVEL

6 Things Not to Equip as a Vagabond

FAST Pack EDC Backpack on a Beach in Penang, Malaysia /// VinjatekLiving itinerantly out of a backpack for long periods of time requires a precise packing list that efficiently makes use of the limited carry space.

[ January 16 2018 ]         CLOTHING, DATA, GEAR, LIST, MINIMALISM

How I Spent 24 Hours at an Airport With Security Credentials

24 Hours at The Airport With Security Credentials /// VinjatekAirports need not be just transfer hubs to and from adventures, they can also BE the adventure… This is my airport story. – view all days

[ July 21 2017 ]         A DAY, DATA, TRAVEL, TRAVELOGUE

The Wonder of Being a Damn Tourist

Uluwatu Temple Kecak Dance Ceremony in Bali, Indonesia /// VinjatekEyes wide open and out of place in the world, exhilarated by all these new things like a foolish but observant child… oh to be a tourist.

[ April 13 2017 ]         DATA, PHILOSOPHY, TRAVEL

Trekking Mount Batur Volcano

Mount Batur During Sunrise /// VinjatekExperiencing the short but tough above-the-clouds trek up the active volcano of Mount Batur in Indonesia was worth a lifetime of adventures.


10 Fictional Places I’d Kill to Visit

Fictional Places // Stargate AtlantisIf you can suspend disbelief for a fantastical story or idea, then you can appreciate these fictional places I would kill to visit in real life.

[ February 01 2016 ]         ADVENTURE, DATA, DESTINATIONS, LIST

A Day in The Life of a Vagabond: Secret Island Hideout

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

[ October 22 2015 ]         A DAY, ADVENTURE, DATA

The Inception of My World Travel Obsession

Maya Bay Beach of Koh Phi Phi in Thailand /// VinjatekLove. Infatuation. Obsession… Words that describe how I feel towards traveling the world as a way of life. The vagabond lifestyle.

[ October 08 2015 ]         DATA, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL

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

1,000 Travel Tips

Bulguksa Temple in South Korea /// VinjatekOne thousand travel tips that will be updated with the times for vagabonds, nomads, backpackers, vacationers and adventurers.

[ September 21 2015 ]         DATA, LIST, TIPS