Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Style & Fashion
  3. Tattoos & Piercings

World Tattoo

See also

Many people get tattoos to commemorate important events in their lives. Some people will get a tattoo as a way to remind them of a place they visited--maybe a traditional Hawaiian or Japanese symbol. For Louisiana native and blogger Bill Passman, he commemorates his passion for world travel with a tattoo on his back.

Passman's tattoo features a large world map which is a simple black outline. As he visits a new place, he has that country filled in with a different color. So far he has visited the majority of the countries of the Americas, Europe, Australia, and several Asian and African nations. He has visited over forty countries as of right now, with more to follow.

Passman stated on his blog that he got the inspiration while in Honduras. A fellow traveler had a similar map tattoo, but used red dots to point out different places she had visited.

Advertisement

Life

  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis returns with 'Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am' in August
    Today's Buzz
  • Alternative medicine
    Alternative medicine: Remedies to make the bugs in your body go away for good
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Back to school
    These 10 items are sure winners on your back-to-school shopping trip
    Camera
    12 Photos
  • Izabel Goulart
    Izabel Goulart walks the runway with Studio F at Colombia Moda
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Ombre' technique
    Go for the gusto: What ombre' technique are you?
    Camera
    5 Photos