We ❤ Travel Tattoos
From a world map that gets more colourful with each trip, to mystical inkings by a Thai monk, we’re collecting the best travel tattoos from around the globe and the stories behind them. We’ve already received thousands of tattoos from you guys, and we’ve been blown away by your creativity. We’ll be sharing more of these in the coming months, so keep them coming! To be featured, tag us @hostelworld on Instagram and use #MeetMyInk
Mari // USA
“My tattoo is a reminder to never stop seeing the world, no matter whether that’s in a far away land, or an adventure in my own country.”
Vitoria // Brazil
“My life goal is to travel as much as I can, as often as possible and that’s pretty much what the tattoo means to me!”
Eduardo // Brazil
“Every time I look at my tattoo, it reminds me to keep travelling, learning and following my dreams around the globe.”
Alan // Brazil
“The Maori tattoo on my back symbolises my obsession with meeting new cultures and being amongst nature when travelling.”
Sven // Germany
“My aim is that this map is completely colourful at the end of my life. Every coloured country will tell an amazing story.”
Click here for more amazing travel tattoos from our community ?
Read About The World’s Most Unusual Tattooists
Once the sole preserve of tribal groups, the first known tattoos were an important source of information: They showed which tribe you belonged to and designated your place within i
January 22, 2017
Travellers all over the world are constantly collecting passport stamps, soul-stirring stories and often, stunning wanderlust tattoos.
January 20, 2017
30 miles west of Bangkok there is a Buddhist temple called Wat Bang Phra. It was here I was to receive my Sak Yant tattoo by a Thai monk.
January 22, 2016
Getting Inked Whilst Skyping Your Parents! ?
Stay In A Hostel With Its Own Tattoo Parlour
Rooftop yoga, vintage hair salon, bangin’ bar… and its own tattoo parlour! Yep, The Yellow in Rome has got everything you could possible want in a hostel. Watch what happens when we challenged a group of travellers staying at the hostel to get the travel tattoo of their dreams…. whilst skyping their parents! Special thanks to Mr Belly Tattoo Shop and CRH Hub.
If you decide to get inked while you’re staying at this gorgeous hostel, make sure you tag us on Instagram using #MeetMyInk!
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