Discovering our World

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Facts and myths about living in Southern California

Are you dreaming of moving to California and wondering to what extent the image shown in movies and series is truthful? Will your character fit like a glove to the local reality, or maybe your tastes do not match it… Continue Reading…


Sightseeing and leisure in Alabama

Alabama offers many interesting attractions, pubs, bars and a wide range of accommodation. It is estimated that about 20 million tourists visit Alabama annually, including about 100,000 non-US tourists, including English, German, Japanese and Polish. Tourist attractions of Alabama Montgomery… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in the world. USA – part 3 – 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…


San Francisco – short history and curiosities

San Francisco is one of the most recognizable cities in America that is definitely worth visiting during a trip to the United States. You will find here not only famous symbols such as the Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets and… Continue Reading…


New chapter – California

May 6, 2006. 16 years ago today I followed my dream and moved to California. It was May 1st. I just finished packing my last bag I was going to take with me. All other bags, boxes and some furniture… Continue Reading…


United States – Alabama. Part 1 – history and facts

The state of Alabama is located in the southeastern part of the United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. It is bordered by Florida to the south, Mississippi to the west, Georgia to the east and Tennessee to the north.… Continue Reading…


May 1, 2005

May 1, 2005. 17 years ago. I was living in Chicago back then, and having just come out of yet another heavy Mid-West winter, I decided I needed to warm up; so I packed a small suitcase and took a plane to a place that a year… Continue Reading…


Ukraine: A short history

Ukraine is in the east of Europe, and is bound by Russia to its northeast, east, and southeast, and the Black Sea in the south. In the southwest, west, and north, Ukraine shares borders, in the clockwise direction, with Moldova,… Continue Reading…


Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is located on the western slopes of the Coastal Mountains, off the Pacific Ocean in the southern part of the state of California. A bit of history By the end of the latest Ice Age, Giant Redwoods… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in the world. USA – part 2 – 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…