Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World
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Category: Interesting facts / Ciekawostki

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…


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…


Lavender Love

What to do when you feel a drop in energy? Well-being can be restored by aromatherapy. My favorite is the smell of natural lavender. My friends are laughing that I could live in the lavender field and there is something… 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…


Savvy traveler – are you afraid to travel?

Wiele osób przeżywa lęk przed podróżą, co prawda dla większości z nas podróż kojarzy się z relaksem i radością. Zostawiamy za sobą problemy, poznajemy nowe miejsca, wspinamy się po górach, pływamy i jeździmy na rowerach, spacerujemy z rodziną czy przyjaciółmi.… Continue Reading…