Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World
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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the United States and Canada. For Americans it is one of the most important holidays of the year. It’s celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving in the USA is a celebration celebrated every… Continue Reading…


This is Halloween…

  Autumn. We are well into the second half of October, and although the sun still golden the leaves on the trees that sparkle with all shades of yellow and brown, the days are shorter, the darkness falls faster and… Continue Reading…


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 here

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…


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…


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…


“Coffee is a language in itself.”

I would like to invite you today to indulge into a history of one of the most popular, next to tea, drink, loved by the millions… coffee. The word coffee sounds very similar in many languages. The Arabs call it… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in America part one – Jamestown, Virginia

We Poles are a nation of travelers and explorers, therefore we have left our traces everywhere on the globe. We contributed to discovering new lands and to their development. One of the perfect examples can be America. Of course everyone… Continue Reading…


Boho – the lifestyle and the fashion

  You probably know this fashion through the famous Coachella, or surely from the famous 1970 Hippie Movement. Wherever you have heard about it, it is undeniable that one of the most famous fashion styles nowadays is the extremely popular… Continue Reading…