Halloween Lanterns Halloween is a popular holiday; a time to celebrate the sinister, to play tricks, dress up and have fun. It is also a much more ancient festival than many of us realise, and the unbroken...
The fear of Halloween, known as Samhainophobia, can be extremely debilitating. Learn the symptoms, causes and strategies to overcome this common, but not often talked about, phobia.
A not-so-ordinary approach to explaining the origins and practices of Halloween.
The black dog howls...the wind whispers in the trees...the leaves crackle underfoot. It's All Hallows Eve. Here are some creepy traditions our ancestors upheld in ancient times up to present day.
A living person was put inside a wicker and set alight to pay tribute to the god of thunder, was one of many practices during original Halloween festivals -
Americans in particular are fond of their tradition of Trick or Treating. Modern myth tells us that the practice began with the Catholics, but it may be more ancient even than that! How did it start?
This is the time of the year for celebrating Halloween. Ghosts, goblins, jack-o-lanters, witches, bonfires, haunted houses, costumes, trick-or-treating - all these customs and traditions we use in celebration of...
There are many versions of Halloween history, but do you know how Halloween really started in the United States? Learn how to separate American Halloween tradition fact from fiction.
How much do you really know about Halloween? As Hallow's Eve approaches, learn a little bit more about the holiday. You might be surprised at what you find.
Every year, families carve pumpkins and put them out on their doorsteps. But why do we do this, and where did the tradition of doing so actually begin? The Jack O'Lantern is steeped in history.