These 18 Travel-Inspired Tattoos Will Make You Desperate to Get Inked

| © Natalie Rhea Riggs
| © Natalie Rhea Riggs
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Food Editor24 November 2017

Getting something inked into your skin forever is a commitment – but once you’ve got the travel bug, it doesn’t let you go. Showcase your love of experiencing new places through a beautiful design you can take with you always, no extra baggage allowance required. These elegant tattoos are sure to inspire you to take the plunge, or add to your collection if you’ve already got the tattoo bug.

World map

Classic and oh-so customisable.


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These could be of your favourite place, the location of a meaningful connection or of spots you want to visit.

Teve coordenadas geográficas também. 📍🗺 #coordinatestattoo #tattoocoordinates #tattoo #tattooart #tattooink

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A cool reminder of your favourite city.


To show you where you need to go.


You’ve got to get there somehow!

Paper planes

Sometimes an aeroplane can be too big.


Planes don’t have the monopoly on transport.


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Passport stamps

You’ll never lose these, unlike your actual passport.


To get a better perspective on things.


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Your favourite food

Memorialise the dishes you ate on your travels – if you love ramen, show the world!

Galicia! Voy a estar en 8-9-10 de JUNIO tatuando en Coruña y Santiago🌧 citas por email

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Your home

To remember where you came from, when you’re far away. This could be a state, country or city.


To remind you of your philosophy.

#traveltattoo #travel #ink

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Adventure! #travel #traveltattoo #adventure #wanderlust #tattoo #tattoofriday

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A romantic reminder of where you’re headed.

A reminder of where you’ve been

This stunning list of destinations will only get bigger.

Dedication 👌🏼 #travel #tattoo @blackjagmtl

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Your raison d’etre

So you won’t ever stop travelling.

#tattoos #armtattoos #wanderlust #wanderlusttattoo #travel #followme #follow

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To remind you which way you need to go.

Who's your travel buddy?

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Your favourite place

So you won’t ever forget it.

🌞Desierto de Mojave 🌞 empezamos el setiembre a topeee !!! Para citas –>

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A description of what you are

As if you needed reminding.

#tattoo #necktattoo #travler #traveltattoo #ink #followme #follow

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