Weird Travel Books

Atlas of Cursed Places

Atlas of Cursed Places
Atlas of Cursed Places explores 40 locations around the world that are “rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death.”
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A Season with the Witch

A Season with the Witch: The Magic and Mayhem of Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts
Salem, Massachusetts, known for the Witch Trials of 1692, has overcome it’s dark history by embracing it. A Season with the Witch takes you head first into the Salem Halloween festivities, historical sites, and macabre attractions that make the city such a popular destination for ghouls in October.
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From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty
Mortician Caitlin Doughty embarks on a quest to discover how death is handled in cultures around the world, including the Bolivian skull festival, the rural Indonesian town where the living clean up and dress their mummified deceased, and more.
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Ghostland

Ghostland An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey
Ghostland by Colin Dickey examines the history of America’s haunted places and how the spirits of the past affect the living who exist in those places now.
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Atlas of Lost Cities

Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations
From ancient to modern, Atlas of Lost Cities is a travel guide to abandoned and forsaken places, including Pompeii, Centralia, Teotihuac√°n, and many more.
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Poe-Land

Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe
Dig into the odd life and legacy of Edgar Allan Poe by way of artifacts, memorials, and historical locations from the haunted author’s life.
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