travel

  • Honduras

    Ten years ago, the only tattoos in Honduras belonged to gang members. These days, you’re more likely to see them on expats who work in the country’s burgeoning adventure travel industry. One of them is Myles Bean, a rafting guide… [ read more ]

    09/04/09
  • 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
  • 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