An excerpt from Helen Nde’s book “The Runaway Princess and Other Stories”, a collection of short stories recounting the deeds and misdeeds of memorable women from African history, legend, and folklore.
Brazil is full of folklore, myths and superstitions. Here in Brazil, we’ve got a fascinating and complex collection of stories and of monsters that merge European, African and Native Indigenous Peoples’ cultures.
Japan is monster country. Nowhere else on earth has the sheer variety of bizarre beasties lurking in every shadow. And no-one’s monsters are as weird.
ith its rich folklore, deep woods filled with wild boars, wolves and massive bison, and dark 20th century history, Poland often feels haunted by monsters. I first went to Poland when I was eighteen and among the places I visited was the fairy-tale city of Kraków. Although I traveled extensively afterwards, I found myself returning […]
Would you call yourself a thrill-seeker? Are you always looking for that next adrenaline rush? Putting yourself in danger so you can feel more alive? Well, how about undertaking a bit of monster-spotting? That’s right, why don’t you add a big dollop of thrills to your next trip by trying to find one of these legendary monsters… Here’s a guide to everything you’ll need to find these legendary creatures…