Paranormal or Myth | A tour through a lunatic asylum

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is said to be one of Americas most haunted buildings and it was easy to see how when we read over 50,000 deaths occurred during the running of the asylum from 1864 until 1994. We both wanted to find out what life was like in an asylum, how the patients were…

Life inside one of Americas most notorious prisons

The West Virginia State Penitentiary was regarded as being amongst Americas top 10 most violent correctional facilities. The huge gothic maximum security prison operated from 1876 up until 1995. It’s now used for training programs, tours and mock riots – mind you the marines aren’t welcome back after a member shot the face of a…

The Diaolou towers of Kaiping, China

After the beautiful Li River region we were a little shocked to find ourselves in such a busy city. Guangzhou was heaving! Maybe this was the real China and we’ve been really lucky enjoying the calmness of the rest of the country. We got a bus to Kaiping a couple hours south west to take…