Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

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California’s small towns – Santa Monica

While travelling thru Southern California, it’s impossible to resist the charm of the beaches and the many towns, scattered along the Pacific Ocean coast. We will be presenting some of these towns on our blog, and today I wanted to… 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…


Helena Modjeska and her “Arden”

When I am showing tourists around Los Angeles, I am usually being asked by my guests to show them mainly Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Santa Monica, or the standard places described in many guidebooks. Meanwhile, on my blog I would… Continue Reading…


Visiting Los Angeles – Griffith Observatory

On Tuesday, May 14, due to a visit of tourists from Gdansk, who vacationed in Los Angeles and the surrounding area for the first time, I had another opportunity to stop by one of Los Angeles pearls, actually one of… Continue Reading…


Big Bear Lake and mountains

Southern California is known for its mild climate and sunny weather. But when the locals and tourists are craving a change of pace, they head to Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains. Located a mere 96 miles from… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in the world – Canada

Dominik Barcz has the distinction of being the first Polish immigrant to Canada on record. Born in Gdansk, Barcz was a fur merchant who traveled to Canada in 1752, choosing to settle in the city of Montreal. Immigration from Poland… Continue Reading…


Calico – the famous “ghost town”

Wild West, explorers, pioneers, gold rush. As soon as the news spread that this magical ore had been discovered somewhere, the crowds set off westward and new villages grew like mushrooms after rain on the virgin yesterday. People in the… Continue Reading…


Norooz Mobarak

The first day of Iranian New Year (Nowruz) is on March 21, 2019 – Nowruz is all about saying goodbye to Winter and hello to Spring! Nowruz is a rite dating back to at least the 6th century BCE, marking… Continue Reading…


Spring forward

Spring, the wind is blowing warmer. Spring, we have lost years again. Spring, Spring, lilacs bloomed around, sings the lark above us, trees popped buds. This is the first words of my favorite spring song. Today I go around, happy… Continue Reading…


Santa Catalina Island

W dzisiejszą podróż, w którą chciałabym was zabrać po południowej Kalifornii wybierzemy się promem. Chciałabym żebyście zwiedzili ze mną jedną z piękniejszych wysp u wybrzeży południowej Kalifornii – Catalinę. Właściwa nazwa tej skalistej wyspy która jest jedną z wysp archipelagu… Continue Reading…