Frightful Photo Friday: 3 Tips For Urban Exploration Photography

Today we're going to be talking about something a little different: Urban Exploration. Also known as Urbex, it's the hobby of entering old abandoned buildings or similar locations, and just exploring the heck out of them. Snooping in and out of rooms, going through objects left behind, exposing yourself to all

Haunted West Virginia Trail Accepting Applications

Officials for the West Virginia Division of Tourism are taking applications for a new Haunted West Virginia Trail they want to offer tourists. From their site: The Mountain State has its share of ghosts, spirits and supernatural stories.  Reported ghosts of civil war soldiers, tragic deaths and murder victims seeking justice from

#ParaDayParT Post: NY’s Haunted History Trail

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A couple months back, Kelly Rapone, Genese County's Tourism Marketing Director, reached out about some updates on the Haunted History Trail site. A couple years ago I wrote about the Haunted History Trail of New York State's site after she'd reached out about it too. Well since

Most Haunted Mardi Gras Cities

Happy Mardi Gras! Laissez les bon temps rouler! I thought it'd be fun to explore the most haunted Fat Tuesday/Carnival cities that I could find. Dare to join me? Let's indulge... New Orleans, Louisiana I think it's safe to say that the first place that probably pops to most people's minds if they

New Page Added to the Haunted Places Section

Received a super cool interactive "storymap" from The Killarney Hotel Group, in Co. Kerry, Ireland for the Most Haunted Places in Ireland. I'm embedding it below too, but it can also permanently be found on its own page under the Haunted Places section. Here's an example of the type of haunts you'll

Excited to Jaunt to My First World War II Sites

When we went to Istanbul I was hopeful we'd get to jaunt to Gallipoli, site of a World War I battlefield. I'd never visited a WWI battlefield before. I thought that might be a pretty powerful experience. Sadly, it was a bit of a commitment and we opted to hit Ephesus

The 4 Best High Seas Haunted Jaunts

Expedia, one of our affiliates, has a deal that immediately caught my cruise-loving eye: Book a Cruise this Summer and Enjoy up to $750 Onboard Credit with Expedia! Expires 6/29/15 We've now been on 11 cruises. Alaska, Canada and New England, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Mediterranean...cruising has allowed us to