Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World

Columbus Day – quite a controversial holiday

Columbus Day is a holiday that commemorates the day Christopher Columbus came to America. For many people, this day is a way to honor the discoveries of Christopher Columbus and celebrate the Italian American heritage. When is Columbus Day celebrated?… Continue Reading…


Hollywood – Walk of Fame

Hollywood is a legendary home of where most classic movies, were shot. While visiting Los Angeles, it is impossible to miss the place that is the cradle of entertainment history. There are lots of famous attractions, and the opportunity to… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – December

Calendar of events in Los Angeles for December 2019 When planning December, use our calendar. You will find the best attractions, festivals and concerts here. Regardless of your plans, in our December calendar of events you will find a lot… Continue Reading…


Great Pacific Airshow 2019

Three international jet teams showed off their best aerial stunts to a sea of spectators this past weekend during the Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach. Saturday was the second day of the free annual show — which this year… Continue Reading…


Savvy travelers – packing hacks: how to pack your clothes to keep them wrinkle free

For some of us, packing is the worst part of a vacation. The outfit planning, the inevitable outfit narrowing down, the game of Tetris you end up playing with your shoes—some of it just never gets easier no matter how… Continue Reading…


Last month

Last day of summer, first day of fall, last day at the beach, first pumpkin latte, beginning of the new school year. September is a month of a change in many aspects of life. For us it was a very… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in November – Orange County

You can find a full calendar of events in Orange County in November here: https://www.orangecounty.net/html/events_fall.html#november 1/ Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival Come join everyone at Moreno’s Restaurant for their 6th annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration with Folklorico dancers… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – November

You can view the full calendar of events in and around Los Angeles here: https://www.events12.com/losangeles/november/ 1/ See a concert Los Angeles is one of the largest entertainment centers in the world, so you can expect the performance by many outstanding… Continue Reading…


“Book of Beasts – The Bestiary in the Medieval World”

As you may recall, over a year ago we have discovered the Getty Center for you on our blog – click. Getty Center consists of two types of exhibitions – permanent and featured. Today we would like to take you… Continue Reading…


Let the Superstitions Fly

Now with Halloween fast approaching, we are surrounded by decorations and activities that are deeply rooted in superstition; from the aforementioned black cat, to the Jack-o-Lanterns that people painstakingly carve out each year. Even the Halloween games that children play,… Continue Reading…