Kristine De Abreu

Kristine De Abreu

Title: Writer
Location: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago


  • Topics of Expertise: Science, Mysteries, History
  • Years in This Expertise: 4+

Education & Certifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s of English and History, University of Leicester
  • Years of Writing: 4+
  • Previous Publications: Caribbean Beat Magazine

A Word from Kristine de Abreu

  • Why Author Chose This Career: I am living out my passion for writing and adventure. It is the best of both worlds.
  • How Author Began Career: I found ExplorersWeb through the British College of Journalism in the UK. Normally, I scroll past such postings, but curiosity got the better of me.
  • Personal Interests: Hiking, Lord of the Rings, cats, literature, mysteries

Exploration Mysteries: Marree Man

While flying between the Outback towns of Marree and...
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The Loneliest Lighthouses in the World

While lighthouse keeping has become an all-but-extinct job, many...
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Exploration Mysteries: The SS Baychimo, 38 Years as a Ghost Ship

The SS Baychimo began as an ordinary cargo ship....
A submarine in choppy waters, with crew on deck

Exploration Mysteries: 1968 Submarine Disappearances

Writer Ian Fleming put it this way: "Once is...
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Great Explorers: Fanny Bullock Workman

In honor of International Women’s Day, we explore the...
An artists imagining of Roman soldiers marching to battle.

Exploration Mysteries: Disappearance of the Ninth Legion

The Ninth Roman Legion, or Legio IX Hispana, was...
A young man 'talking' in different languages, represented by different countries' flags.

From Esperanto to ‘Clicks’: Getting to Know Some of Our World’s Lesser Known Languages

The nearly eight billion people in the world speak...
castle in the desert

Exploration Mysteries: Ksar Draa

Recently, a spectacular image of a castle-like structure standing...
boneyard planes

Transport Cemeteries: Where Machines Go to Die

Where do machines go to die? Much like humans,...
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Anglerfish and Their Weird Mating Habits

In the deep sea, anglerfish reign supreme. These demons...
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A Guide to Caribbean Folklore

Having grown up in the Caribbean, I was not...
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A Little-Known Hoax Around Andree’s Arctic Balloon Expedition

In 1897, mechanical engineer and pioneering Swedish balloonist Salomon...
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The World’s Most Valuable Buried Treasures: Their Value and How They Were Discovered

We explore some of the most valuable treasure hoards...
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Lobsang Rampa: The British Plumber Who Claimed to be a Tibetan Monk

Lobsang Rampa became a wildly popular author in the...
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Natural Wonders: Glowworm Caves

In caves throughout New Zealand and Australia, you can...
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War Tourism: From the Crass Selfie to the ‘Never Again’ Lesson

"War" and "tourism" are two opposing forces that are...
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Exploration Mysteries: The Treasure of Olivier Levasseur

The Golden Age of Piracy (1650-1730) was a tumultuous...
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Natural Wonders: The Largest Egg Ever Laid

Before emus, ostriches, and kiwis, there were elephant birds....

Exploration Mysteries: Phantom Islands

Can an island be “undiscovered?” Apparently, it can. Throughout...
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Visit Sunny Chernobyl: The Fad of Atomic Tourism

One of the newest forms of travel, atomic or...
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Sam Patch, America’s First Daredevil

The term daredevil calls to mind a crazy stuntman...
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The Push to Extend the Appalachian Trail to Europe and Africa

When we think of the Appalachian Trail, we tend...

Great Expeditions: Orellana’s Navigation of the Amazon

Conquistador Francisco de Orellana lived in the shadow of...
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Natural Wonders: El Ojo

When you type in the coordinates 34°15’07.8" S by...

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