Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

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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…


September 11 – a day we will never forget

The morning of September 11, 2001 began like any other. The twin towers, of the World Trade Center, have stood in the financial district, for more than 30 years. They were the tallest buildings, in New York and were known… Continue Reading…


Poland – First in Fight

WWII began with Poland being the first country to fight German aggression. Although the war officially started on September 1st 1939, September 1st falls over Labor Day weekend. It was decided that hosting the event on a holiday weekend may… Continue Reading…


Labor Day

Labor Day is a day off for many Americans. Offices, post offices, schools and many companies are closed. Celebrating this day, it is worth remembering the facts associated with it. Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday,… Continue Reading…


September 1, 2019 – 80th anniversary of the Second World War

On Sunday, September 1, in Warsaw Poland, there will be a celebration, related to the 80th anniversary, of the outbreak of World War II, hosted by Polish President Andrzej Duda. Some 250 guests, from all over the world, will be… Continue Reading…


Liberte, egalite, fraternite.

Today, July 14, we celebrate the national holiday of France (Fête nationale française), the 230th anniversary of the Bastille. This day commemorates the outbreak of the French Revolution of July 14, 1789. What happened in Paris on July 14, 1789?… Continue Reading…


Happy Birthday, America!

Fourth of July; Independence Day in the United States of America is considered to be the most important National Holiday. Each year on the 4th of July America celebrates the inception and publication of one of the most important documents in its history – the Declaration of Independence.… Continue Reading…


Memorial Day

Last weekend of May in the United States is traditionally considered an unofficial start to the summer. It is true that the weather does not spoil us this year, it is cold and raining in most parts of the US,… 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…