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Tattoo in Belgium & France

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I'm going to Belgium & France for 2 weeks in July...my best friend is marrying a french gal, so the wedding is in Montpellier, Southern France.

I will be flying in/out of Brussels, Belgium.

Going to check out Ieperfest hardcore music weekend festival as soon as I arrive in Brussels, planning to meetup with my LST penpal Pascal in-person, then will go with the wind to get to Toulouse and Montpellier areas to meet up with my friends for the wedding. But I also have a bunch of free days after the wedding before I fly home and have to make my way from the South coast of France back up to Brussels...seems like a great opportunity to smash on a new european tour tattoo ! 

Any suggestions of tattoo shops for a walk-in?

Or cool ideas/places to check out? 

I've never solo adventured before, so I'm taking advantage of my new freedom.

thx budz 🙂 Eric

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Oh man! I just got back from Paris on Monday, and while I didn't get tattooed, I did stop into Tin-Tin Tatouages and it's a very cool shop. Small, but with a very talented group of people, and lots of Mondial memorabilia. I stayed on Rue Lepic so it was only about two blocks away. Paris is great to just walk around and it's easy to take the metro everywhere.

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Purple Sun tattoo is in Brussels...so I will likely check that place out. I'm sure Pascal will have some other cool suggestions in around Belgium.

Anybody know of any cool shops in Toulouse ?

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Update - awesome time in Belgium and France !

Got to meet my LST penpal danceswithferrets in-person. Him and his wife showed me a wonderful time in Leuven and we had a really awesome tattoo exchange, including this photo op:

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I enjoyed Belgian sites and people (and beer!) so much that I headed back to Bruxelles after the Southern France wedding for my remaining days.

Met some cool people by chance (one of which was a tattooist) within 5 minutes of leaving my airbnb...got this gothic skull blastover made by my new pal Taul Tattoo at his Atome22 Studio:

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And spent my last day in Bruxelles at the world class Purple Sun Tattoo:

Hand poked finger dangler by Indy Voet

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and this incredibly powerful tattoo from Jean-Philippe Burton66509588_2398657007078616_34221497861341

 

As an added bonus I got to see the Wim Delvoye exhibit at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium and see Jamie the tattooed pig from Art Farm and the Cloaca shit machine !

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Very grateful for the experiences the universe and tattoo-karma provided me throughout this trip. It was a spiritual awakening of sorts. Highly recommend Bruxelles and Belgium, I can't wait to go back 🙂

 

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I was born in Belgium and stayed there till I was 24. Had no tattoos then so can't help. But if you have the chance to go to Ghent please do. The Cathedral and castles are amazing. Make sure to visit the torture room in Gravensteen castle

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