A section of the Bangkok Haunt ghost tour in Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand. Dark tourism has taken off in Southeast Asia in recent years. Photo: James Wendlinger

Dark tourism: three ghost tours in Southeast Asia where history, beliefs and horror combine to offer spine-tingling thrills

  • Guardian spirits, severed torsos and spectres of protest in Bangkok; a Penang house of horrors; offspring of pregnant women who died haunting Singapore cemetery
  • Tour guides take visitors to Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore to macabre destinations well off the usual tourist trail
Topic |   Asia travel

TOP PICKS

A section of the Bangkok Haunt ghost tour in Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand. Dark tourism has taken off in Southeast Asia in recent years. Photo: James Wendlinger
READ FULL ARTICLE