The modern pop culture beliefs that surround pirates has to a degree twisted the real facts, and has forced upon us to look them in somewhat romanticized and idolized manner. Here you can find out more about real conditions of pirate life.
Among the legends of pirate life, one of the greatest mysteries is no other than Davy Jones' Locker. Here you can find the history, inspiration and beliefs behind this mystical object that attracts fear and souls of every pirate that died on the sea.
Pirate talk represents important part of the way we imagine idolized version of pirates. Here you can find out the most important phrases that became imprinted into their image that is widely popularized today.
The only place where organized piracy thrives today, and international trade ships are attacked on a daily basis is waters around Somalia. Here you can find out more about Somali history and the efforts of international community to bring the safety to their naval commerce.
Although pirates of the old were vicious and notoriously evil peoples, their exploits and adventures sparked imaginations of many writers and filmmakers over last few centuries. Influence that they’ve made on the public created a large public following of that lifestyle, which culminated in the holyday called “International Talk Like a Pirate Day”.