02/1/17

Guest Post: 5 Abandoned Hotels Around the World That Will Give You the Creeps

Enjoy this guest post by blogger and freelance writer, Ashley Williamson!

Hotels are supposed to be teeming with life and human activity. There are, however, hotels around the world that have long been abandoned and have never been refurbished for other uses. These places may be haunted or they may not. Either way, they’re creepy as heck; the desolate ambiance evokes nothing short of spine-chilling fear.

Bokor Palace Hotel and Casino – Bokor Mountains, Cambodia

In the last century, there were many casinos that thrived. There were also casinos that never opened that bear the same creepiness factor. Bokor Palace Hotel and Casino fell into the former and flourished until the 1940s when the area was abandoned due to the Vietnam conflict. The location is believed to be actively haunted by the ghosts of the estimated 1,000 workers that perished while constructing the facility in the 1920s. Today, the spot is a famous tourist attraction. Despite not even being 100 years old, the ruins and decaying state make Bokor Palace appear older than it really is.

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10/4/15

From the Archives: 25 Chilling Ghost Stories

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Settle in for 25 chilling reads covering everything from Ouija boards to haunted mirrors. Most frightening of all, the stories are TRUE.

Ouija Board Terror

  • Ouija ZozoFriends fool around with a Ouija board and get more than they bargained for. 
  • The Ouija Boy – “We asked it what it wanted. It said it wanted my soul.”
  • Ouija PossessionA teen experiments with a Ouija board and is never the same.
  • Ouija Board Evil – Ouija-board fun turns to terror when an evil spirit threatens the users.
  • Ouija Entity – One woman’s terrifying encounters with an evil entity.
  • The Ouija Board – A late-night Ouija board session attracts the attention of a noisy spirit.

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09/12/15

Santa Fe’s Haunted La Posada Hotel

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Built in 1882, Santa Fe’s La Posada Hotel is a historic landmark with a haunted reputation. Legend has it a heartbroken woman haunts the property that was once her home, grieving for the baby she lost. Curiously, the tales began decades after the woman’s death. Are the stories true or are they merely the stuff of legends?

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07/18/14

Spirits at the Silver Queen Hotel

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Built in 1876, the Silver Queen Hotel in Virginia City, NV is a historic landmark with a haunted reputation. Staff, guests, and countless paranormal investigators are certain that ghosts roam the 138-year-old property. Could they be right?

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