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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

travel tattoo wanderlust
“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

travel tattoo world map compass
“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

Travel tattoo map
“Every time I look at my tattoo, it reminds me to keep travelling, learning and following my dreams around the globe.”

Alan // Brazil

maori travel tattoo

“The Maori tattoo on my back symbolises my obsession with meeting new cultures and being amongst nature when travelling.”

Sven // Germany

travel tattoos world map
“My aim is that this map is completely colourful at the end of my life. Every coloured country will tell an amazing story.”

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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.

The Yellow Hostel Rome

@lola.photography / The Yellow

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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