Here, we will delight you with information, curiosities, history and legends from locations across Europe. Everything can be seen by those whose eyes have the power to observe… follow us and we will show you where to look!

Tablao De la Villa in Madrid

Flamenco en Madrid A place to find traditional flamenco The Tablao de la Villa offers pure and authentic flamenco, in a 19th-century house palace located in the historic center of Madrid. Our tablao is a meeting place for fans and artists, where traditional flamenco art makes its way, in which dance that knows how to […]

Headcase by Seb Duncan

Headcase – The warrens of tourist shops on Nerudova Street were starting to open for the day. Svetlana yawned as she pulled up the heavy metal shutter covering her small gift shop. She was proud of the business she had built up. It was considered the go-to destination for all things ghoulish and kitsch in […]

Finding Doctor Faust and Alchemical Mysteries (Video)

Hello everyone! We are happy to publish a new StoryTime video recorded during these months affected by the Covid19. We do not run many tours as you can imagine, still, we still keep doing what we mostly love – tell stories! Listen to Liam, presenting and narrating dark tales of alchemists and magicians of old […]

Love at the Castle Stairs (Video)

Mysterium Tours and one of their tellers presente Love at the Prague Castle stairs, As you probably know, in the past weeks we used to perform live stream story time via Facebook, in order to promote ourselves in the hard times of Covid19 pandemic. One of the chosen stories was one of the most emotional […]

Robert the Bruce and his Battle Axe

Robert the Bruce and One-to-One Combat It is fairly unusual, even in the period of medieval kings, to hear about Kings engaging in one-to-one combat with a leader of a rival army. They are just too important to risk dying. Sure, they are on the battlefield. Yes, they roam around towards the back with their […]

HG Wells looking into the future

HG Wells: Today we will look into the Future Writing about a “modern” author like HG Wells is certainly not my nomenclature. In my line of work in writing for Mysterium Tours, I deal almost exclusively with the Past. I write by candlelight late into the night, I attempt to make sense of the senseless. […]

The Red Dragon of Wales

The Red Dragon of Wales Wales is a beautiful country. From the rugged landscape of Snowdonia to the beautiful coastline of Anglesey, there is something in Wales for everyone. It is also a country of myths, legends, and magic. I mean its flag has a Red Dragon on it, you can’t get much more mythical […]

Lady Mária Széchy, the “Venus of Murány Castle”

Lady Mária Széchy, the “Venus of Murány Castle” Murány Castle (Muránsky Hrad) was perhaps one of the most formidable forts in the Upper Lands of the Hungarian Kingdom. It is sitting on the steepest and highest cliffs of the Carpathian Mountains. You can read about this castle here. A scandalous lady Countess Mária Széchy was […]

King Alexander III of Scotland and his Midnight Ride

King Alexander III of Scotland During my time writing this blog I have written about the deaths of a number of different monarchs. In the mini-series on regicide, we saw the cruel assassination of Edward II, the historical whodunnit with The Princes in the Tower, the euthanasia of King George V, and the overthrowing of […]

St. Isidore of Seville: Patron Saint of the Internet

St Isidore of Seville: The Patron Saint of the Internet Welcome to my fourth installment about Patron Saints and their origins. We have looked at St. George & the Dragon, St. Patrick the Patron Saint of Ireland and St. Drogo the Saint of unattractive people. Today we are going to look at a slightly more […]