Even Scotland seemed to believe in beautiful beings. The Celtic beliefs coming from English Isles, such as Scotland, depict elves as wanting to abduct humans. Findings of such precise attributes are related directly to early modern ballads from the British Isles. … More The Origin of Scandinavian Elves
When you begin traveling, you are going to discover that every place has stories. Each has a piece of history that is going to evoke those feelings of loss. After all, that is where true ghost stories start. … More Looking For A Haunted Castle?
Well, vampires became more popular following the end of the witch hunt. Their popularity gained after the infamous Salem Witch Trial. … More Alleged Vampire Witch
The very thought of a man capable of standing against greater evil, inspiring others strong enough to stand by his side is necessary for humans to survive. Robin Hood represents: justice, fairness and equality. Three words that to this day we fight to keep real. … More Gothic in Every Way – Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
In Celtic mythology, dragons come in two different shapes. We have the more commonly known with wings and four legs. Then, we have the sea dragon which looks more like a sea serpent. However, it does remain in the dragon family of Celtic mythology. … More An Origin of Dragons
It does matter the spelling of the word: fae, fay, fey, fairy, it all means the same. The word itself first saw the light of day in early Dark Ages Times around the world. Other spellings consisting of faerie, fairie, fayrye, and feirie have their place in history. … More The Origins of Fays
Hello fair travels and welcome to my side of fantasy and whim. I always look for things that fascinate me and for this article I am featuring a lesser known mythical creature. … More The Nickelavee
Back in the late Middle Ages and early Modern period, witches were being hunted down. It didn’t matter if it were true or not. If someone didn’t like their neighbor, they could be accused of witchcraft.
That started the witch trial time period. And like that wasn’t enough, werewolves emerged. And the werewolf trials begun and that is a horror story. … More The Werewolf Trials – A Horror Story
We all know the monster that is the werewolf, but what do we really know about the creature itself and its origin?
Don’t worry, Gothic Bite Magazine has you covered! I have done the research and I am positively spooked to let you know that I’ll deliver articles more often than once in a full moon… … More Once In A Full Moon
Travel the country sides of Europe and you are bound to see a castle. To date there are over ten thousand known castles in Europe and Asia.
Many of the oldest castles in the world are in Germany. With age comes history and not necessarily a pleasant history at that.
Europe’s Middle Ages were plagued with turmoil. The Crusades, witch-hunts (and werewolf hunts) vampire hysteria and war torn through the old world. Leaving in its wake tears in the fabric between this world and the next. … More Moosham Castle – A Horror Story