vampire Archive

  • The Manananggal (sometimes confused with the Wak Wak) is a vampire-like mythical creature of the Philippines, a malevolent, man-eating and blood-sucking monster or witch. The manananggal is described as scary, often hideous, usually depicted as female, and always capable of severing its upper torso and sprouting huge bat-like wings to […]

    The Manananggal Of The Philippines!

    The Manananggal (sometimes confused with the Wak Wak) is a vampire-like mythical creature of the Philippines, a malevolent, man-eating and blood-sucking monster or witch. The manananggal is described as scary, often hideous, usually depicted as female, and always capable of severing its upper torso and sprouting huge bat-like wings to […]

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  • Over the last 400 years, the ‘aswang’ has come to represent everything that is ‘vile, disgusting and evil in Philippine society’. It has become the most controversial, and popular, creature in Philippine Mythology and is the main subject in hundreds of movies, television programs, comics, and books. The aswang can […]

    The Aswang Phenomenon!

    Over the last 400 years, the ‘aswang’ has come to represent everything that is ‘vile, disgusting and evil in Philippine society’. It has become the most controversial, and popular, creature in Philippine Mythology and is the main subject in hundreds of movies, television programs, comics, and books. The aswang can […]

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  • An amazing documentary on the everlasting question: Did Vampires really exist?

    Vampire Legends – Did They Really Exist?

    An amazing documentary on the everlasting question: Did Vampires really exist?

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  • In Romanian mythology, strigoi (English: striga, poltergeist) are the troubled souls of the dead rising from the grave. Some strigoi can be living people with certain magical properties. Some of the properties of the strigoi include: the ability to transform into an animal, invisibility, and the propensity to drain the […]

    The Romanian ‘Strigoi’!

    In Romanian mythology, strigoi (English: striga, poltergeist) are the troubled souls of the dead rising from the grave. Some strigoi can be living people with certain magical properties. Some of the properties of the strigoi include: the ability to transform into an animal, invisibility, and the propensity to drain the […]

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  • Aswang (Philippine Ghoul) Aswang An Aswang (or Asuwang) is a ghoul in Filipino folklore. The myth of the aswang is popular in the Western Visayan regions such as Capiz, Iloilo and Antique. The trademark or major feature of aswangs which distinguish them from other Filipino mythological creatures is their propensity […]

    The Aswang Ghoul Of The Philippines!

    Aswang (Philippine Ghoul) Aswang An Aswang (or Asuwang) is a ghoul in Filipino folklore. The myth of the aswang is popular in the Western Visayan regions such as Capiz, Iloilo and Antique. The trademark or major feature of aswangs which distinguish them from other Filipino mythological creatures is their propensity […]

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  • Londoner Martin Trent discusses seeing The Highgate Vampire at David Farrant Talk London Haunts and Horrors hosted an evening with Highgate Vampire expert David Farrant in London to a packed room at The Green in Clerkenwell. David described first seeing the paranormal enttity, now known as The Highgate Vampire, in […]

    A Witness To The Highgate Vampire!

    Londoner Martin Trent discusses seeing The Highgate Vampire at David Farrant Talk London Haunts and Horrors hosted an evening with Highgate Vampire expert David Farrant in London to a packed room at The Green in Clerkenwell. David described first seeing the paranormal enttity, now known as The Highgate Vampire, in […]

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  • Details of one of the few “vampire” burials in Britain have emerged as a new archaeological report details the long forgotten discovery of a skeleton found buried with metal spikes through shoulders, heart area and ankles. Dating from 550-700 A.D., the skeleton was unearthed in 1959 in the minster town […]

    Newly Discovered ”Vampire” Skeletons!

    Details of one of the few “vampire” burials in Britain have emerged as a new archaeological report details the long forgotten discovery of a skeleton found buried with metal spikes through shoulders, heart area and ankles. Dating from 550-700 A.D., the skeleton was unearthed in 1959 in the minster town […]

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  • A modern vampire storyMany popular books on ghosts, like the book called “The Highgate Vampire”, mention a vampire which purportedly haunted Highgate Cemetery in the early 1970s. The growth of its reputation, which can be traced through contemporary media reports and subsequent books by two participants, Seán Manchester and David […]

    The Highgate Vampire!

    A modern vampire storyMany popular books on ghosts, like the book called “The Highgate Vampire”, mention a vampire which purportedly haunted Highgate Cemetery in the early 1970s. The growth of its reputation, which can be traced through contemporary media reports and subsequent books by two participants, Seán Manchester and David […]

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