Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World
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Category: Interesting facts / Ciekawostki

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…


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…


Can’t miss events in Orange County – July

1. Pageant of the Masters “The Time Machine,” celebrating the H.G. Wells novel from 1895 and the artists inspired by the concept of time travel, is the theme of this year’s show. Each ticket also allows admission to the Festival… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – July

1. iPalpiti Summer Music Festival Opening its 22nd season, iPalpiti Summer Music Festival will feature a collection of nearly 30 prize-winning young musicians from around the globe. From July 7 to July 20, concerts can be enjoyed at the world renown Walt Disney… 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…


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…


Self-coaching

Jak uwierzyć w siebie Każdy z nas sam sobie podcina skrzydła, gdy z góry zakłada, że nic  się nie uda. Tymczasem wystarczy zmienić podejście, by sobie zaufać i osiągnąć sukces. Możecie osiągnąć wszystko, na czym wam zależy. To jest podstawa… Continue Reading…


Savvy traveler – are you afraid to travel by car?

The fear of travelling by car (automobile) generally has three elements – or sub-phobias Claustrophobia in which the fear is of being trapped in a traffic jam or in the midst of lanes of traffic on a motorway (freeway) or…… 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…