Haunted Travel: The world’s spookiest islands

Haunted Travel: The world’s spookiest islands

When people think of islands, they envision sun, surf, and piña coladas. But islands aren’t all Jimmy Buffet tunes and limbo sticks. You may be surprised by the darkness lurking beneath that shimmering sand. Here are my picks for five of the world’s...
Exploring Poveglia: World’s most haunted island

Exploring Poveglia: World’s most haunted island

“You realize you are alone on this island.” Those were the only words the water-taxi driver said before dropping me off on the desolate shores of Poveglia, a little island off the coast of Venice that is rumoured to be the world’s most haunted. As...
Mysterious Places: Island of ghosts?

Mysterious Places: Island of ghosts?

When most people imagine Italy, they don’t think of the paranormal. Pasta, pizza, iconic ruins, Roman gods, passion–these things are usually what springs to mind. But a little-known island could change that. Located in the Venetian Lagoon, Poveglia is...