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Budapest

September 4 2009

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 ]

Singapore

September 4 2009

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 ]

Cape Town

September 4 2009

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 ]

Hong Kong

September 4 2009

For all the feng shui and tai chi, Hong Kong isn’t just about traditional pastimes. The massive city is awash in cool bars, amazing attractions, and an all around progressive flair. Often referred to as “the melting pot of Asia,”… [ read more ]

Spanish Coast

September 4 2009

A drive down Spain’s eastern coast is a winding road trip through a bit of everything, from historical castles and wildflower fields to chic hotels and nude beaches. Plan a September road trip along the coast from Valencia to Peñíscola… [ read more ]

St. Lucia

September 3 2009

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 ]

Seven Wonders

August 5 2009

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 ]

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