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It’s a curious world out there. From breathtaking locales to the best travel books, join us on a tour of the world’s most astonishing travel destinations.

Abandoned in the Desert: Humberstone, and Chile's Eerie Ghost Towns

In the sands of northern Chile are haunting reminders of the country's troubled history.

by Elisabeth Tilstra

16 Travel Books That Will Feed Your Wanderlust

Explore the world on foot—or from the comfort of your reading chair.

by Catherine Phelan

The 14 Most Beautiful Underground Caves Anyone Can Visit

Venture below the surface for our planet's most spectacular views. 

by Catherine Phelan

The Haunting Jungle Cemetery of Sandakan

Hidden in the lush coastal forests of Malaysia is a jungle cemetery with a haunting history.

by Adam Karlin

The Bloody Past of Bethnal Green

Stroll the foggy streets Bethnal Green, a historic London neighborhood haunted by the wartime Bethnal Green Tube tragedy of 1943.

by Adam Karlin

8 Strange Places from Around the World That You Won't Find in Your Average Guidebook

These weird, beautiful destinations will fascinate any world traveler.

by Audrey Webster

The Enduring Mysteries of Easter Island

What secrets lie hidden on this isolated island?

by Steven Casale

5 Gateways to Hell

Peer into the underworld through these fiery earthly portals.

by Elisabeth Tilstra

Submit Your Writing to The Archive!

Great news, history lovers: We're looking for your original stories of little-known facts.

by The Archive Staff

Antarctica’s Outposts: Abandoned at the End of the World

Across the unforgiving landscape of Antarctica are deserted outposts haunted by the ghosts of the past.

by Elisabeth Tilstra

The Subterranean Mystery of the Williamson Tunnels

Buried deep beneath the streets of Liverpool is an underground world that defies explanation.

by Elisabeth Tilstra

London’s Ancient Outcast Graveyard

Step inside the Cross Bones Graveyard, London's mass burial ground for prostitutes, beggars, and thieves.

by Matthew Thompson

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