Located on the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, Ireland is Loftus Hall. According to local folklore, it is the most haunted house in Ireland.
The Hill of Tara At first glance the Hill of Tara may seem like a rather non-de script place. Many tourists visit every year and possibly scratch their heads in wonder as to the significance of the place. To the unknowing eye it may just seem like the location for yet another collection of Iron […]
It’s the time of the Ice Saints, and in Slovenia this year Ledeni Možje have brought with them the coldest period in May for 15 years, and as I sit here now writing this, Polulana Zofka is truly pissing herself. Confused? Let me explain.
The legend of the Loch Ness monster is one that has fascinated scientists and tourists for centuries. I was no different, so I went in search of nessie.
In the northeast corner of County Louth in Ireland lies the small and incredibly beautiful Cooley Peninsula. But as well its incredible beauty, it is also home to one wily little leprechaun.
Halloween, it’s NOT American Many people, it seems, think that Halloween is an American celebration. Over here in Slovenia, where I am currently living, when I ask people if they are doing anything for Halloween, they often reply that it’s a silly American thing. So, let me set the record straight. Halloween is actually Irish. […]
The Legend of Lake Bled View across the beautiful Lake Bled, island church of the assumption of Mary, and hilltop castle, all topped off with the crescent of the waning moon at dawn, Slovenia. The beautiful lake Bled with its island church in the middle. lies in northern Slovenia. It’s a magical place, like something […]
Learn all about the legend of the Ljubljana dragon.
The Giants of Bohinj The Bohinj valley is so big and vast that once there was room for giants to roam. And many thousands of years ago they did just that. In the region north of Lake Bohinj, where the Ribnica Stream has cut a valley between two big hills, there lived a family of […]
In Sligo the first Monday in lent was called Salting Monday – unmarried women would be salted to preserve them.