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Halloween Travel

PHOTOS: Abandon All Hope: Visiting 10 Entrances To Hell

Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Grandma may be breathless over her trip to the Holy Land and your cousin may want to go snowboarding at Heavenly, but most people receive more persona...

Carving The Halloween Turnip In Switzerland

FATHOM | Lou Cuthbertson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

In Switzerland, they take the seasons very, very seriously. Last week, the four-year-old comes home with a turnip in his school bag. Note: not a pu...

PHOTOS: A Haunted Island Protected By Dolls

Atlas Obscura | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

Today, the slowly decaying remnants of dolls hang from trees and hide in bushes in an effort to ward off the restless spirit of a young girl who -- as legend tells it -- drowned offshore.

PHOTOS: Undead And Loving It, Traveling To 10 Zombie Film Locations

Shermans Travel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Dozens of B-movies tempted us with tantalizing travel titles: Female Mercenaries on Zombie Island, The Horror of Party Beach, Spring Break Zombie Cruise and Zombie Honeymoon.

PHOTOS: 7 Countries That Celebrate The Dead

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel

It’s time once again to carve some jack-o’-lanterns and bust out the cobwebs as All Hallows Eve is creeping closer. Modern Halloween is a cele...

Blah! Blah! A Tour Of The REAL Dracula's Homeland

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

Before there was "True Blood" and before Buffy started slaying vampires, there was only one name in blood-sucking: Dracula. The titular character in B...

PHOTOS: America's Most Haunted Hotels

Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

Halloween season is here again and hoteliers are buying fake cobwebs and orange balloons in bulk. Without knocking the Oriental Trading Company's ...

Atlas Obscura: A Halloween Season Visit To An Austrian Ossuary

Atlas Obscura | Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

Come for the severed heads, stay for the book bound in human skin. Every story is true, and each one is a real place you can visit. We dare you.

Exploring Telluride And Its Surrounding Ghost Towns (PHOTOS)

Gadling | Laurel Miller | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

Telluride. The name alone conjures a variety of associations, from the debaucherous (Glenn Frey's "Smuggler's Blues") to the elite (Tom Cruise is the ...

Spooky Getaway To Sleepy Hallow

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York

From Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow": A drowsy, dreamy influence seems to hang over the land, and to pervade the very atmosphere...