Regardless of what point you’re at in your life, picking up and moving to a new place can be a daunting task. Even if you’ve previously visited ten times and you have connections there, isolation, loneliness, and feeling lost or directionless might come up more than you would like. Having moved across the country to San Francisco less than six months ago, I’d like to maybe help some of y’all who might be nervous about moving soon or are currently struggling with the adjustment.
If you know me personally, you would know that I need to be as prepared as possible when going into situations. Getting my first tattoo was no exception! I did extensive research on various tattoo parlors in my area, pricing, artists, pain levels, aftercare, and other people’s tattoo stories. Here is a list of tips I came up with as well as some personal anecdotes about my experience!