Fantasy

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Mythical Creatures And Their Rational Explanations

For centuries, human folklore and mythology revolved around mystical creatures. These creatures, which are frequently portrayed as magical and supernatural, have captivated people’s imaginations across the globe. While many people think that these beings are entirely made up, some think they might have been inspired by actual animals or natural events. But is that actually…
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Lost Legends: Mysterious Tales of Vanishing Islands

You’ve probably already heard some lost legends about vanishing islands. Across history, there have been numerous tales abound of islands that appear on maps, documented by explorers and cartographers, only to vanish without a trace. And all they did was leave behind enigmatic legends and baffled minds. And some of these mysterious accounts of vanishing…
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Journey to Middle-Earth: A Lord of the Rings Fan’s Guide to New Zealand

Calling all Tolkien enthusiasts and fantasy lovers! If you’ve ever dreamed of stepping into the enchanting landscapes of Middle-earth, you’re in for a treat. New Zealand, with its breathtaking scenery, served as the real-life backdrop for Peter Jackson’s epic “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. So if you’re feeling like going on an adventure across…
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A Modern Review of the Dragonlance Books

What is good, bad, ugly and attractive about them As a huge Dungeons and Dragon’s fanatic and a fantasy book nerd, it is very surprising to admit I only recently read through some of the classic Dragonlance series by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman. The series follows a band of adventurers in a world named…
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The Origin Story of the Vampire as Told by Greek Mythology

Vampires are mysterious creatures that have fascinated humans for centuries, so much so that we’ve had several ‘vampire scares’ throughout history. In fact, there are numerous stories about the origin of vampires dating back to different ancient civilizations. One, in particular, is the fascinating tale of Ambrogio. To give you a better view, here is…
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A Modern Review of the Wheel of Time Books

The good, the bad and the overview I don’t think you’d be surprised to find out that I am a fantasy book fanatic. Well, I recently dove into the series The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and later Brandon Sanderson). It is a fascinating and lengthy read considering the book’s large cast of characters…
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