New City, New Ink: My Tattooed Travels

I like traveling. I like being in new places. If it weren’t so hard for me to approach people I would probably like it a lot more. So when I started getting tattooed while traveling, I found a portal to a wealth of information. Here was a captive audience who absolutely knew where to get the best sandwiches in the… » 4/23/15 5:00pm 4/23/15 5:00pm

Your Cool Tattoo Makes You Unique, Just Like Everybody Else

It's been decades since having a tattoo meant you were a member of a dangerous prison, biker, or circus gang, and thank goodness. Because if tattoos were still obtained nearly exclusively by filthy sailors or social deviants, that would mean that three-quarters of people between 18 and 40 were inclined to commit… » 2/21/14 4:30pm 2/21/14 4:30pm

Government Workers in Osaka Forced to Admit If They Have Tattoos

You probably don't have a problem with visible tattoos on people working — whether it be a dolphin on the ankle of the check-out lady at the grocery store or some retro-sailor ink on a cute bartender. But in Osaka, Japan's third-largest city, tattoos are not welcome in the workplace… especially if you're a city… » 6/26/12 1:40pm 6/26/12 1:40pm