Witch Trials in England

Witch Trials in England: Witch Sites to Visit in England

The 17th-century witch trials in England that swept across the country resulted in a wealth of historical witchcraft sites which you can still visit today. What sparked the horrific witch trials and ongoing torture in England? The answer is King James I. He was the initial perpetrator of Scotland’s witch hunts. Following his involvement, witch trials were held throughout the …

Dark History Sites You Can Visit Virtually

Dark History Sites You Can Visit Virtually

Dark history sites you can visit virtually? Yes, please! With more people staying home, tourist sites around the world have been creating virtual tours that you can visit while sitting on your couch. Museums, catacombs and dark tourism sites from around the world are producing online exhibits and tours filled with educational information for everyone who cannot travel right now. …

Flodden Wall in Edinburgh

Flodden Wall – The Medieval Defence Walls that Surrounded Old Town Edinburgh

Have you ever sauntered around Edinburgh and wondered how old some of the buildings and structures were? What about the seemingly unimportant walls that line Greyfriars Kirkyard? If you’ve explored the ancient gravestones in Greyfriars Kirkyard, you may have happened upon a towering 24ft-tall wall. Known as the Flodden Wall, this structure was a medieval defence that surrounded Old Town …

11 Terrifyingly Haunted Places in Prague

Prague is full of ghosts and legends. There are said to be over 100 ghosts and otherworldly creatures that call Prague home. These spirits are intertwined in the city’s history and culture and part of what makes Prague so enchanting. Although there are spirits all over Prague, some areas seem to be more appealing to them than others. So if …