Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World

Savvy travelers – packing hacks: how to pack your clothes to keep them wrinkle free

For some of us, packing is the worst part of a vacation. The outfit planning, the inevitable outfit narrowing down, the game of Tetris you end up playing with your shoes—some of it just never gets easier no matter how… Continue Reading…


Last month

Last day of summer, first day of fall, last day at the beach, first pumpkin latte, beginning of the new school year. September is a month of a change in many aspects of life. For us it was a very… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in November – Orange County

You can find a full calendar of events in Orange County in November here: https://www.orangecounty.net/html/events_fall.html#november 1/ Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival Come join everyone at Moreno’s Restaurant for their 6th annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration with Folklorico dancers… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – November

You can view the full calendar of events in and around Los Angeles here: https://www.events12.com/losangeles/november/ 1/ See a concert Los Angeles is one of the largest entertainment centers in the world, so you can expect the performance by many outstanding… Continue Reading…


“Book of Beasts – The Bestiary in the Medieval World”

As you may recall, over a year ago we have discovered the Getty Center for you on our blog – click. Getty Center consists of two types of exhibitions – permanent and featured. Today we would like to take you… Continue Reading…


Let the Superstitions Fly

Now with Halloween fast approaching, we are surrounded by decorations and activities that are deeply rooted in superstition; from the aforementioned black cat, to the Jack-o-Lanterns that people painstakingly carve out each year. Even the Halloween games that children play,… 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…


Can’t miss events in Orange County – October

Happening in Orange County in October 2019  https://www.orangecounty.net/html/events_fall.html#october 1/ German Unity Day Celebrations We’ve serving free food to the 1st 500 people in line, at 7pm. In order to get the free food you have to have a ticket and… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – October

While fall foliage is sparse in L.A., the there’s no shortage of Halloween spirit. If Halloween isn’t really your holiday, then celebrate the end of summertime crowds and enjoy one of the best hikes in L.A. Regardless, you’ll find something to do… Continue Reading…