Visit ancient and medieval Ireland and learn about Celtic tumuli, human sacrifice, Samhain but also fairies of death and the art of lamenting!

Saudi Arabia

Explore Mecca, the tomb of Prophet Muhammad in Medina, and learn about the effect of Wahhabism on burials and royal funerals in Saudi Arabia.


Explore Argentina and learn about death folk saints and 19th century indigenous funeral rites, including human sacrifice and canoe burials


Did the Inca sacrifice humans? How has the coronavirus changed Catholic funerals in Peru? In this post we answer these and more questions!