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Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – California / May 4, 2013 – May 11, 2013

For the pre-cruise, event, we stayed overnight on the Queen Mary before we set sail from Los Angeles. The 1930’s cruise liner/WWII troop ship is permanently docked in Long Beach and acts as a floating hotel. Our ghost hunting expedition explored parts of the ship that the general public didn’t get to see such as the pool (location of the vortex), cargo hold, bridge and more. We set sail aboard the Sapphire Princess. During our time on the ship, our guest speakers, Barry Fitzgerald (from Ghost Hunters International), Karl Feiffer (Ghost Academy) and Medium Sarah Lemos enlightened us with talks about paranormal investigations, Metaphysics, the fairy and Banshee realms and much more. Our ghost hunting shore excursions included an evening tour of Alcatraz, Visit to the Whaley House, an investigation at Casa De Estudiilo, a visit to Old Town San Diego and a walking Ghost Tour of Catalina

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Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – New England / Sep 20, 2014 – Sep 27, 2014

For the pre-cruise event, we stayed in Now York and took over the Merchant House for a paranormal investigation. We set sail on the Norwegian Gem. While onboard the ship, we heard lectures by our guest speakers, Barry Fitzgerald (from Ghost Hunters International), Karl Feiffer (Ghost Academy) and Medium Sarah Lemos about the Legends of the Sea, Science of the paranormal, Spirits at the Stanly hotel and more. We enjoyed group lunches, dinners and just spending time as a group. Our ghost hunting shore excursions included paranormal expeditions of some of New England’s most haunted locations. This New England Itinerary brought us to Halifax and McNab Island, the Loyalist house in Saint Johns, George’s Island in Boston, Barr Harbor, the Paine house and the Lizzy Borden house in Newport

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Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – Western Caribbean / Mar 1, 2015 – Mar 8, 2015

For our pre-cruise, we stayed in Miami Springs and visited the Curtiss Mansion in Miami where we had wine, a tour and an investigation. We set sail from Miami on the Norwegian Epic. While onboard, lectures by our guest speakers, Barry Fitzgerald (from Ghost Hunters International), Karl Feiffer (Ghost Academy) and Medium Sarah Lemos included How to photograph a ghost, Smudging the way to spiritual cleansing, the underworld and more. We had meditation workshops, group lunches and dinners and then all went to a showing of the Blue Man group. Our shore excursions were Rose Hall in Jamaica, Shipwreck tour in Grand Cayman and a visit to the San Gervasio Mayan Ruins and an ancient cemetery in Cozumel.

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Ghost Hunter Cruise – Alaska / Sep 18, 2016 –  Sep 25, 2016

For our pre-cruise we stayed in Seattle and took a tour of Pikes place Market which combined the history with the legends and ghost stories of the district. We set sail on the Norwegian Pearl. While onboard, lectures by our guest speakers, Barry Fitzgerald (from Ghost Hunters International), Karl Feiffer (Ghost Academy) and Medium Sarah Lemos included the pathways to Spirit, Talking to the dead, mysterious connections and more. We also had meditation workshops, group lunches and dinners. Our shore excursions included an investigation at the Alaskan hotel in Juneau, a walking tour in Skagway, the Bayview Cemetery in Ketchikan and a nighttime ghostly walk in Victoria BC ending at the very haunted Bastion Square

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Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – Caribbean April 2, 2017 –April 9, 2017

For our pre-cruise we stayed in New Orleans. We did a night tour of the Haunted French Quarter and the next day did a cemetery tour followed by an investigation at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. We then set sail aboard the Norwegian Dawn. While onboard, our guest speakers, Barry Fitzgerald (from Ghost Hunters International), Karl Feiffer (Ghost Academy) and Medium Sarah Lemos spoke about strange disappearances, ESP and ghosts, Astrology 101 and more. We also had meditation workshops, group lunches and dinners. Our shore excursions included going to the San Gervasio Mayan Ruins in Cozumel, an island excursion in Roatan, a leisurely fun day at the beach in Belize and the Chacchoben Mayan Ruins in Costa Maya

Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – Mediterranean

Ghost Hunter’s Cruise – Mediterranean Oct 21, 2018 – Oct 28th, 2018

For our pre cruise, we stayed in the La Rambla area of Barcelona. We took a tour of the city and then did an investigation of the haunted hotel (Hotel Cuatro Naciones) that we were staying in. We sail from Barcelona on the Norwegian Epic. While onboard, our guest speakers, Ben Hansen (from Fact or Faked), Fred Garza (Curious Twins Paranormal) and Medium Sarah Lemos spoke about Ghost hunting equipment, spirit communication, UFO’s, mediumship, ancestral worship and more. We had meditation and yoga workshops as well as group lunches and dinners and a showing of the musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Our shore excursions included going to the Naples underground, a panoramic tour of Rome which included the Colosseum and the ground of the Vatican, A tour of Florence and the Leaning tower of Pisa, and a tour of Cannes and the music festival theater.

Past Land Tours:

7 – Day Tour of Ireland’s West Coast May 24, 2014 – May 31, 2014

We flew into Shannon Airport and drove to Springfield castle in Dromcollogher, County Limerick which would be out home for the next week. It is the ancestral home of Lord and Lady Musketry and is situated on a magical 200 acre wooded estate.  We were met by Barry Fitzgerald who guided us on our week’s long adventure in Ireland. The first night we enjoyed a talk by one of Ireland’s modern witches about the Irish way of spirituality. We traveled into Limerick city to visit the castle of King John and the Bunratty Folk Park and Castle where everywhere was open for us to explore. We were transported back in time to dine “Medieval Style”. The dining entertainment was provided by world renowned entertainers and was a fitting compliment to a mead reception, a four course feast, and of course good wine. We toured Leap Castle; one of the most haunted castles’ in Ireland which was featured on Ghost Hunters, where Sean Ryan entertained us on his pan flute. We saw Charlesville castle with its many rooms and countless spirits. We took a boat past the Cliffs of Moher and headed to Aran Island, site of the alleged sunken cursed village. We traveled to Sligo and climbed the hills of Carrowkeek to visit the ancient doorways to the otherworld.  And then we were on Carrowmore, site of the ancient tombs. . We visited Parkes castle followed by boarding the Rose of Innisfree which sailed across the great Gill lough; seeing the Banshee Rocks and the Fairy Island.  We traveled across Ireland to the east coast where we went to see the Rock of Cashel and a 13th century abbey in Tipperary. One night we went to the 13th century Enniscorthy Castle where we were able to conduct our own ghost hunt. We spent most of the evening doing an investigation. We traveled down to  Cork city where we shopped to our hearts content.

7 – Day Paranormal Scotland Tour 5/25/15 – 6/1/15

We flew into Edinburgh Airport and stayed in a large Mansion House. That night we sat in the drawing room listening to Barry Fitzgerald talk about the spiritual history of Scotland. We visited Edinburgh Castle a historic fortress that dominates the city’s skyline, explored the Royal Mile, the main thoroughfare in Edinburgh, and then headed to the Edinburgh Vaults. The Vaults are a series of underground chambers used to house taverns, cobblers and other tradesmen, and as storage space for illicit material, reportedly including the bodies of people killed by serial killers Burke and Hare for medical experiments. Afterward we enjoyed a Taste of Scotland Dinner Show with bagpipes, fiddlers and dancing, not to mention traditional Scottish food. We visited Inchcolm Abbey built in 1235 and one of the best preserved groups of monastic buildings in Scotland. After a picnic lunch in Fife, we saw the remains of St. Andrews Cathedral and the ruins of St. Andrew Castle. We traveled to Drumnadrochit in the Scottish Highlands where we boarded a cruise of the world famous Loch Ness. We visited the impressive ruins of a 13th century stronghold Urquhart Castle which saw conflict throughout its 500 years as a medieval fortress. We made our way to Corrimony Chambered Cairns, one of the best preserved burial grounds in Britain. In Glasgow, we saw a large medieval castle sited on a high, steep bank, above a bend in the River Clyde. We visited the Southern Necropolis – “The City of the Dead” where we explored a cemetery built in 1840 that contains the remains of over 250,000 souls. We also visited the 12th century Glasgow Cathedral. We traveled to the magnificent Abbotsford, 200 year old home of Sir Walter Scott to the ruins of Melrose Abbey which is the burial place of Robert the Bruce’s Heart. We went to Jedburgh Abbey, built in the middle ages and then to the Jedburgh Jail, featured on TV Show ‘Most Haunted”. We visited Dunfermline Abbey, the resting place of King Robert the Bruce and the post-Iona burial site of the Kings and Queens of Scotland. We traveled down to Linlithgow to visit Blackness Castle. Then on to Stirling Castle which has its fair share of paranormal activity. There have been a few reported spirits at the castle. Staff and visitors have often seen apparitions wearing full traditional garb.  Known as the highland ghost many have mistaken him for a tour guide only to have turn and vanish in front of their eyes.  We finished the day at the14th Century Doune Castle.

7 – Day Halloween Tour of Ireland October 26th – Nov 1st 2015

We flew into Dublin and stayed in the picturesque County Letrim on the western shores of Ireland where guests were introduced to the true meaning of Halloween (Samhain). We learned about the spiritual history of Ireland from our host Barry Fitzgerald. We visited Marble Arch Caves and experienced a fascinating natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. We had hands on course learning the history of Halloween, the meaning of Celtic spirituality and the modern aspects of the event. That night we made our own Halloween feast, baked traditional breads and made soup, prepared local produce and wildlife for our evening meal. Following the meal we had a fire ceremony similar to the days of old. We visited Parkes castle followed by boarding the Rose of Innisfree which sailed across the great Gill lough. We saw the Arigna Mines in County Roscommon where we took a tour exploring the conditions faced by miners in Ireland and learned about tales and encounters with entities underground that did not have our best intentions at heart. We visited the ‘Fairy Bridge’, an amazing location which is known for having a doorway to the other world. At dusk we took a tour of Oweynagat – the Cave of the Cats and legendary home of Halloween, home of the mighty Morrigan and many more malicious mythical monsters. Those physically able descended through the narrow entrance and into the cave for 20 metres on their rear ends and into the muddy darkness to retrieve an item from its depths. On Halloween, we headed to County Meath where it all started. We walked along the road guided by flaming torches and up to the earth works where the ceremony began. What a remarkable experience. We traveled around Achill where we learned of the alleged stigmata and other ‘miracles’ being produced at the House of Prayer at Pollagh. We visited Sraheens Lough which made front pages news in the Evening Herald of June 4th 1968, due to alleged lake monster sightings there. We finished the week with a night at the Hawkswell Theater where we enjoyed an evening show.

7 – Day Halloween Tour of Ireland October   26th – Nov 2nd 2016

We flew into Dublin and drove to a beautiful house in County Sligo on the western shores of Ireland where guests were introduced to the true meaning of Halloween. We addressed the Iron Age era of Irish history with hands on learning about pottery designs with Halloween themes. We then were taken on a ghost tour of all things paranormal in Sligo.  Steffen Jorgensen, a native to Sligo taught a course on all aspects of Halloween, the history of the ceremony, the meaning of Celtic spirituality and the modern aspects of the event. He talked about how the ceremony reflects the topics of death, rebirth and renewal.  We went through a trance/ meditation journey examining the topics of Halloween and tried to contact our ancestors. We walked along a stoned flat forest path where we were introduced to natural types of incense and its uses. We traveled to the site of the ceremony and then had a Halloween feast.  We visited Parkes Castle and then boarded the Rose of Innisfree and sailed across the great Gill lough. We saw the ancient 12th century Church of Killaspugbrone on the Coolera peninsula where we walked a across sand dunes to remember our ancestors. We visited a tradition Irish pub and heard traditional Irish music and enjoyed a pint of Guinness and a sampling of the Irish ‘Criac’ in a magical setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. We traveled to the Arigna Mines in County Roscommon where we took a tour exploring the conditions faced by miners in Ireland and also learned about tales of encounters with entities underground that did not have our best intentions at heart.  We went to Lough Key and sites of various paranormal phenomena, including UFO’s. Following a picnic we walked through the picturesque forest to the Fairy Bridge.  It is known that the fae could not cross running water and the bridge was built specially for them in a place known for all manner of strange activity. We went to Oweynagat – the Cave of the Cats and legendary home of Halloween, home of the mighty Morrigan and many more malicious mythical monsters, where you may face your fears and any demons that reside within! Those physically able descended through the narrow entrance and into the cave and into the muddy darkness to retrieve an item from its depths. We shopped in Sligo town and then traveled to the Hill of Ward for a torch lit procession from the Fair Green in Athboy, Co. Meath to the Hill of Tlachtga The group took part in the fire ceremony at this place known to be the birth place of Halloween. We took a tour of Sligo and Leitrim County on the trail of a monster. From its birth place, guests discovered there is more truth to this tale than meets the eye. Along the way with multiple stops, we appreciated the beauty and wildness of the west of Ireland which is rich in legends and myth and a photographers dream. We had a farewell show at the Hawkswell theatre. This was a perfect way to end the wonderful Halloween experience and say farewell to friends old and new.

7 – Day Tour of Ireland October   7th – October 14, 2017

We flew into Shannon Airport in County Clare and drove to Springfield castle in Dromcollogher, County Limerick which would be out home for the next week. We visited the small coastal town of Cobh, formerly known as Queenstown which has seen its fair share of sea disasters. This was the last place the passengers boarded the Titanic in 1912 and the resting place for many that drowned in the Lusitania disaster on 1915. We took a ferry to Spike Island, a huge island prison as seen on Ghost Hunters International. It’s a place known to be the haunting spot of the infamous Banshee. The Ghost walk of Cobh explored the darker elements of the town and Cork Harbor’s past with tales of the paranormal and ghost hauntings. We saw the Aillwee Caves which is the oldest Cave system in Ireland. We found out about the angels of Aillwee, a phenomenon which has been known to show tall white creatures in this underworld interpreted to be angels, but the truth is far more perturbing.  We arrived at the Cliffs of Moher where on a clear day one can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains. We traveled to Killarney Town and around the Macgulleycuddy Reeks mountain range. We talked about a story which originated from the middle of the mountain range in a place called Dun Dreach-Fhoula or Castle of tainted blood. This was apparently a fortress guarding a lonely pass. It was, and still is, reputedly inhabited by blood-drinking, shape shifting fairies. We headed through the picturesque Ballaghbema Gap to the most likely place we would find traits of the Shee (fairy). We traveled to Carrigaphooca Castle which is said to be one of the most haunted castles in Ireland and has a stone circle two fields to the east of the castle.  We spent time in Cork city for some shopping. Traveled into Limerick city to visit the castle of King John and the Bunratty Folk Park and Castle where everywhere was open for us to explore. We were transported back in time to dine “Medieval Style”. The dining entertainment was provided by world renowned entertainers and was a fitting compliment to a mead reception, a four course feast, and of course good wine. We went to Adare, known as Ireland’s prettiest village and to Askeaton and its infamous Hellfire Club.

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