Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World

Polish traces in America part three – from Silesia to Texas

Continuing our journey following the footsteps of Polish settlers in America I found my way to Texas. I briefly described the beginnings of this first Polish settlement, but, due to a very important anniversary, I would like to stop at… Continue Reading…


Fall is truly an amazing season. All the leaves from the trees and plants change into multi-colored works of art and fall away. It creates bare, and vulnerable branches, revealing the true scenery underneath. It also represents a beautiful cycle… Continue Reading…


Highway to Nowhere

The Shoemaker Canyon Road is an aborted road located in the San Gabriel Mountains of California, in USA, Known by some as the “Convict Road”, Shoemaker Canyon Road is also dubbed “Highway to Nowhere.” This dead-end road is about 5… Continue Reading…


Savvy traveler – backpacking

If you are wondering how to properly pack for a backpacking trip, it may be a good idea to plan and prepare a little earlier. Regardless of whether you are going on a long or short hike, it is important… Continue Reading…


Conditioner – Shampoo – Conditioner – a method that works

Conditioner – Shampoo – Conditioner – the hair washing method known all very well in the blogosphere. Conditioner – Shampoo – Conditioner is, in short, that we wash the hair with a conditioner, then with shampoo and finally put on… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in America part two – Panna Maria, Texas

Our journey in the footsteps of Polish settlers in North America started in Jamestown, Virginia. Today we will follow those footsteps all the way to Texas. And why there, to the south-west state so far away from the east coast… Continue Reading…


Japanese manicure: what is it and why every woman needs one

All of us want to have beautiful nails. Long, shiny and elastic. But most of the time, that’s not the case. So if you are like me, then you too, probably cover the imperfections with nail polish and beautiful nail… Continue Reading…


Visiting Malibu – Adamson House and Mandir

Adamsons House, the historic home of Merritt Huntley Adamson, a local rancher, is set along the beautiful Malibu coastline. It is now a home to a museum that explores the history of Malibu. Adamson House is located between Surfrider Beach and… Continue Reading…


Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy – a place to visit

There is a small, narrow street of Calle Vallaresso near St. Mark Plaza in Venice. At the number 1323 there is a frosted-glass door with a modest inscription – Harry’s Bar. Who was going through that door? The list of… Continue Reading…


“My love of fine art increased – the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.” J. Paul Getty

The founder of the Center, built in 1997, was J. Paul Getty, an American art collector, whose collection of drawing, painting, sculpture and decorative art are presented in the museum of his name. The J. Paul Getty Museum specializes in… Continue Reading…