Tattoo and travel
Great article by a perpetual traveler have been traveling for 10 years in 46 countries on five continents. This guy is goldmine of information about traveling around the world on his personal website http://www.vagabondjourney.com
This article talk about the different perception people have of tattoo depending the culture and the country we visit. Is maybe not a good idea to show all your tattoo without know about the culture we visit. The tattoos attract attention, in Occidents you’re sometimes perceive like criminal or sex drug and rock’n'roll dude, in Asia in general is more recognise as tradition of protection related to religion.
I do not usually walk around in public in short sleeve shirts. To do so would bring entire cities to a halt in some parts of the world. I remember one time in Calcutta when I left my hotel in a sleeveless shirt and became an attraction for a crowd of hundreds of Indians. This was the last time that I ever did this. – Wade Shepard.
Today in most of countries around the world change his perception of tattoo. Slowly people take it more like personal expression and fashion things than sign of evil people.
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