travel

  • Columus, Ohio

    Every 60 seconds a tattoo convention takes place somewhere around the world, and while there are only so many times you can watch people in strategically hand-cut outfits discuss the meaning behind their fairy flash and tragic tribals, the Hell… [ read more ]

    09/04/09
  • Budapest

    Many of the world’s historical treasures have been sanitized and Starbucksified until there’s little personality left: Moscow’s Red Square has tchotchke-hawking souvenir carts, the leaning tower of Pisa has more handrails than a nursing home, and the Great Pyramids have… [ read more ]

    09/04/09
  • Singapore

    You wouldn’t think a tattoo convention would be welcome in a strict city-state that has been criticized for its disregard of individual freedoms-it banned chewing gum for 12 years (1992-2004) and still imposes hefty fines for things like forgetting to… [ read more ]

    09/04/09
  • Cape Town

    If the unbelievable geography, waterfront restaurants, and nearby vineyards aren’t reason enough to visit Cape Town, South Africa, consider this news from Damian McGrath, the founder of tattoos.com: “Tattooing down there is sort of what tattooing was like 15 to… [ read more ]

    09/04/09
  • St. Lucia

    On your next visit to the Caribbean, skip Aruba and the Bahamas and stay in Saint Lucia. The difference? Instead of flat sandy shores, the 27-mile-long island is a teardrop-shaped mass of rainforest-covered peaks so perfectly triangular and green they… [ read more ]

    09/03/09
  • Seven Wonders

    Tokyo, Japan INK: Inkrat Tattoo, inkrattattoo.comAny Tokyo tattoo trip worth a rusty yen would include a Horimono hand-poke tattoo. Every year, countless ink enthusiasts make the pilgrimage to Japan in hope of experiencing the country’s traditional tattoo. On your trip… [ read more ]

    08/05/09