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10 Classic Japanese Ghost Stories

The ghosts and demons (yokai) of Japanese folklore represent some of the most imaginative, diverse, and strange supernatural creatures anywhere in the world. Vengeful spirits and man-eating demons; haunted furniture and the ghosts of abandoned children. Japanese ghost stories are a deep well of fantastical, terrifying wonders. They have inspired writers, animators, and filmmakers across …

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10 Incredible Tattoo Artists In South Korea to Check Out Now

When we think about tattoo art, and especially the history of tattoo art, we often think of traditional American tattoo art (the likes of Sailor Jerry and the classic old school nautical art of the early 20th century). We might also think about Japanese tattoo art. But tattoo artists in South Korea represent some of …

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10 Magical Alice in Wonderland Tattoos

There are few books that have had as much of a broad inspiration on the modern artistic and cultural zeitgeist as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll’s children’s book, its sequel, and his poem The Jabberwocky have inspired artists, filmmakers, and writers in a way that is immeasurable. One particular brand of artist that has …

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10 Fine Line Tattoo Artists Around the World

Fine line tattoos have been a huge trend for at least a couple of years now, with celebrities like Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, and Halsey sporting multiple delicate designs. Fine line tattoos are often simple, discreet, and monochrome, but they don’t have to be limited to this; there are many tattoo artists that incorporate fine …

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8 Incredible UK Tattoo Artists to Check Out Now

The UK is a country that celebrates its tattoo artists. Having tattoos as a millennial is so much the norm that it’s almost stranger to not have any at this point. This means that the UK is flooded with some of the best tattoo artists working in the business right now. Tattoo-lovers travel from the …

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21 Unique Things to Do in Tokyo (2020)

Tokyo, more than a city, is a metropolis; an overwhelming landscape that’s home to the world’s finest cuisine, quirkiest districts, kindest people and most ambitious art and architecture. It’s a city that inspires visitors to be adventurous and to discover its strangest secrets; it’s also a city that cannot be conquered, which makes it all …

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20 Unique Things to Do In Oslo – A Culture Guide

20 Unique Things to do in Norway’s Capital, Oslo Oslo has a lot to be proud of! The city won the European Green Capital in 2019 and it made the National Geographic Traveller (UK)’s Cool List 2019. Oslo is one of those cities that you’re not entirely sure what you’re going to get up to …

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9 Awesome Osaka Tattoo Artists and Studios

Osaka is known for being the artsy, fun-loving little brother of the country’s capital. It’s a city of stand-up comedy, great bars and restaurants, and so it only makes sense for there to be some fantastic Osaka tattoo artists and studios to visit when you find yourself in Japan’s coolest city. This selection of Osaka …

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