Month: January 2019

Aokigahara Suicide Forest

Usually dense forests excite all of us with their lush and appealing charm. But…don’t get mistaken by the Aokigahara Forest in Japan, where you can witness signboards saying- ‘life is precious’, ‘consult the police before you decide to die’ at the entrance. It is the most haunted suicide point in the country with several paranormal activities reported. The Aokigahara is a forest on the northwestern flank of Japan’s Mount Fuji thriving on 30 square kilometres […]

The Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

Less of scary and more of a pilgrimage site, this hill is laced with hundreds and thousands of holy crosses. People from all over the world visit this sacred hill and leaves behind a holy cross to fulfill their wish. The Hill Of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania. The precise origin of the practice of leaving crosses on the hill is uncertain, but […]

Hashima Island, Japan

Once a bustling coal mine, Hashima Island is now the dwelling of souls and sprits. With zero human intervention, the deserted island has now become a ghost town, where you can hear murmuring and whispering sounds with no one beside you! Hashima Island is an abandoned island lying about 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the city of Nagasaki, in southern Japan. It is one of 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Prefecture. The island’s most notable features […]

The Island Of The Dolls

The Island of the dolls, located in the channels of Xochimilco, south of the center of Mexico City, very close to the Estadio Azteca football stadium, is a chinampa of the Laguna de Teshuilo and one of the main attractions of the channels. Broken and deteriorated dolls of various styles and colors are found throughout the island, originally placed by the former owner of the island, Julián Santana Barrera. Julián believed that dolls helped to […]

The Bass Strait Triangle

This mysterious part of the world runs from the southern coast of Victoria in Australia over the stretch of water that is the Bass Strait and into the mysterious regions of Tasmania. Jason Manifold While most of the bizarre accounts on this list are connected to the Bass Strait itself, several times, these encounters have seemingly wandered onto the mainlands. Perhaps the most famous of these incidents is the case of Fred Valentich. On the […]

Purgatory Road

This August, my friends and I were taking a road trip from New York City to Rhode Island. None of us had been before, so we were excited about the drive, especially because we rented a Mustang convertible for it. We left a little later than expected—it was about 10:30 p.m., and since it was a busy Friday night, we decided to punch our destination into Waze to beat the traffic.  Eventually, we started losing […]

Violet Jessop

Born in 1887 in Argentina, Violet Constance Jessop was one of six surviving children born to her Irish immigrant parents, out of a total of nine. The icy hand of death came for Jessop at an early age, inflicting her with a case of tuberculosis that was supposed to kill her, but fate had other plans. At the ripe age of 23, Violet Jessop decided to follow in her mother’s sea-legged footsteps and become a […]