40 World Map Tattoos That Will Ignite Your Inner Travel Bug

Finally: The world is yours.

This delightful watercolor work.

Girly Watercolor Map Tattoo by Simona Blanar

This work definitely belongs to a woman. Hearts n’ all. (Photo: Simona Blanar)

Longitude and latitude.

World Map Tattoo on leg by Badalona

Longitude and latitude lines date all the way back to the 3rd century BC and are still used to this day. (Photo: Badalona)

This mandala back piece.

Mandala Map Tattoo by David Brown

You can stare at this work for hours and never get bored. (Photo: David Brown)

This creative thigh tat.

Map Tattoo on Thigh by Ale

A watercolor work with a few added geometric shapes for good measure. (Photo: Ale)

This minimal globe tattoo.

Minimalism Map Tattoo on Wrist by Joice Wang

Abstract. Nice. (Photo: Joice Wang)

This linework map.

Linework World Map Tattoo by Underrated Ink

Our favorite tat on the list. Segmented vertical lines come together for a nice clean look. Bravo. (Photo: Underrated Ink)

This lowly galaxy.

Galaxy World Map Tattoo by Joice Wang

Symmetrical tattoos are coming back in a big way. (Photo: Joice Wang)

This single continuous line.

Single Line Map Tattoo by Mo Ganji

Well, perhaps two continuous lines in this case. Iranian artist Mo Ganji creates devastatingly divine one line tattoos which have earned him over 100,000 Instagram followers. (Photo: Mo Ganji)

This wondrous watercolor work.

Watercolor World Map Tattoo by Asao

This may well be the most geographically accurate representation of a world map on this list. (Photo: Asao)

These points of interest.

POI World Map Tattoo by Seyoon Gim

Here we have a uniquely creative POI map featuring the Statue of Liberty, Christ the Redeemer (statue), The Eiffel Tower, The Sydney Opera House, The Great Pyramids of Giza, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, and something in Asia which escapes us. (Photo: Seyoon Gim)