Now that it’s finally fall, the temperatures have dropped and we’re living through the spookiest month of the year, I’ve put together a little travel bucket list that not only combines my love of travel but also my love of anything and everything horror and Halloween related. All of these places on this list are not only creepy and give off serious Halloween vibes, but they are also locations that have inspired some of the best horror movies out there. So sit back with your pumpkin spiced latte and your over sized sweaters and enjoy this bucket list that will make you want to start planning your own horror related trip.
When it comes to abandoned places, many of us tend to associate them with run down houses on the verge of collapsing or graffiti stained buildings waiting to be demolished. Though this may be the case for some, there is still a certain beauty that goes along with an abandoned place. Whether they be houses or theme parks, while they can be a bit spooky, learning about the history and exploring a place that has held so many memories over the years is enough to overcome to scariness of it all.
July 1st not only marked Canada day but this year it was also the country’s 150th birthday. From coast to coast and everywhere in between, this country is filled with lakes, forests, glaciers, mountains, and so much more. It is also home to a handful of weird and unusual destinations and natural wonders to see. In celebration of this country, here are 10 of the most unusual spots to visit.
Going strong with six seasons already in the bag and a seventh on the way, American Horror Story is a hugely popular show and personally one of my favorite shows. With a different theme for each season, the show continues to gain views with each new episode. Most of the stories portrayed in the show are also based on true events such as the Black Dahlia murder as well as the John Wayne Gacy clown killings. In addition to this, a lot of the places depicted in the show are also real life places that you can visit. Found mainly in California and New Orleans, these are the best places to visit to pay homage to American Horror Story.
From cultural and historical to musical, there are hundreds of different kinds of festivals all around the world each year. Though summer may be on it’s way out and it is no longer the unofficial festival season, it is never too late to start planning out which festivals are worth attending next year. Compiled here are some of the most well known and some lesser known festivals that are worth traveling for.
Despite what we all may think, the magical places found in some of our favorite Disney movies aren’t all fake, imaginary places. Most of the iconic buildings and areas in these movies have been created using inspiration from real life places. From the ice castle that helped create Queen Elsa’s palace to the scenery found in Scotland that inspired the movie Brave, theses stunning real life locations are a fairy tale all on their own. If you’re a Disney lover like myself and you’re looking to feel like a Disney princess, be sure to add these destinations to your bucket list to ensure that you can have the most magical vacation ever.
Some cities around the world are charming and beautiful places to visit. They’re inviting and they make you feel at home. Most of these cities, however, have quite the dark and scary past. Throughout history, cities have been shaped by events that occurred. Our history makes us who we are today and the same thing goes for a city or a country. Some of these cities have such a dark past that they are still haunted by the spirits of those who lived there years ago. For the lovers of all things creepy and scary, here are 12 of the most haunted cities around the world.
With fall and winter slowly creeping up on us, the weather outside is about to get quite dreary and grey with lots of rain and snow depending on where you live. The long summer days full of color and life will be put behind us until the next year. For these 10 cities however, regardless of the weather outside or the season, because of their bright colors, you will always feel like you’re on a tropical vacation here. Keep on reading to discover some of the most brightly colored cities found on all corners of the globe.
When planning a trip, the tropical, sunny, and warm destinations tend to win over the colder ones and for good reason. Coming from Canada where we deal with snow for most of the year, leaving on vacation to somewhere snowy doesn’t sound too appealing. Winter is also usually associated with bleak, gray skies and runny noses but there are, however, plenty of perks of a winter destination that tend to get overlooked. Not only is it cheaper and less crowded, there is also a certain calm nature of being surrounded by pure, white snow. Here are 20 underrated winter destinations that should be considered the next time you’re planning out some new adventures.
The world around us is filled with many beautiful sights to see and explore, on all corners of the planet. Some of these places are, however, in danger of disappearing forever. Whether it be because of factors such as climate change, rising sea levels, or pure human carelessness, there are entire countries at risk of no longer being there. When planning your next trip, consider one of these places as their days are definitely numbered.