While it’s true that some of the best adventures can come out of the blue with little planning or preparation, most greatly benefit from a little bit of both, along with first answering a few important questions. Where? A great first...

Eldrum Herb Cottage

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Photography by Bryony Whistlecraft Step into herbalist Ali English’s rural village home in Lincolnshire, England, and you might suspect you’ve been transported back in time. Heavy wood cabinetry filled to the brim with jars of herbs in an abundance of dusky...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON CHAPMAN AND THE AUTHOR After researching Scottish fairy sites from the lowlands of Edinburgh and Stirling to the Highlands of Bute and Argyll, Faerie Magazine editor at large, Laren Stover, and editorial director, Paul Himmelein, were drawn...
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Navajo Nation

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MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... Sometimes the magic is almost too perilous to touch, and you come away...
  Let your wild heart be your guide to the best adventures of your lifetime ... all over the world! Wanderlust. It may be one of my favorite words in the English language. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “a strong desire...
Every summer in Baltimore—home of Faerie Magazine, as it happens—around public pools and in city parks, a variety of mermaid-style transformations take place as locals of all ages, ethnicities, shapes, sizes, and skill levels come together to put on an...
Photography by Rougarou Fest Photographers (except where noted) It’s quite a scene here in Houma, a wee city of about 32,000 sunk so far south in Louisiana the next stop is pretty much the Gulf of Mexico. Drifting along the street...
Photography by Maike Schulz As the sun sets on a crisp October evening, a line begins to form outside the gates of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery. People gather in small groups teeming with excited energy and peer through the gates, craning their...
Photography by Ciaran McHugh Have you ever loved a poem or story so much you wanted to make it real for yourself ? Actually place yourself in it? I’ve loved William Butler Yeats since I was in seventh grade and happened...
BY LAURA MARJORIE MILLER PHOTOGRAPHY BY ATMOJI Article from the Summer 2018 Mermaid Issue Subscribe // Pre-Order Print   Flying in an eight-seat hopper plane from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Bimini, in the Bahamas, I peered eagerly down at the water. I was...