Having just finished reading Dracula, New Zealander Daz was inspired to explore Whitby – which has strong connections with the world’s most famous bloodsucker. He walks the 199 steps to Dracula’s Whitby Abbey and graveyard, visits the Captain Cook museum and also feeds another of his passions – food – trying a local fish dish.
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The creepiest urban legends from every state have been compiled by The Business Insider’s travel section, This is Insider Travel, and North Carolina made the list for something called the “Beast from Bladenboro.” Reports date back to the early 1950s, according to Insider Travel, when multiple dogs were found drained of blood in the town of Bladenboro, which is about three hours southeast of Charlotte.
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On February 8, the 2018 Winter Olympics will kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The country has devoted over $1 billion toward building gleaming new stadiums and slopes. For Olympic host cities, this kind of major investment is not unusual. But after the world’s TV sets tune out, some of these cities do not have the infrastructure for upkeep of the venues. In the case of Sarajevo, Bosnia, some Olympic sites were torn apart by war.
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As Riverdale viewers know, Archie Andrews and friends get up to more wild adventures these days than just talking high school gossip over a milkshake at Pop’s. But even as the kids get involved with grisly murders and gang violence on screen, their comic book counterparts are also facing down strange stories of their own.
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