Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World
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California’s small towns – Fermin Park in San Pedro

Point Fermin had been given its name by British explorer George Vancouver, after whom both the Canadian metropolis in British Columbia and the small town in Washington State were named. Vancouver had met and been impressed by missionary Father Fermin… Continue Reading…


A guide to traveling with a face mask

Traveling in the time of COVID-19? In addition to frequent hand washing and social distancing, you’ll need a face mask to help protect yourself and others from the virus. Airlines, train services and ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are requiring travelers… Continue Reading…


Bored at home? These 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch

Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. According to Fast Company, Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of… Continue Reading…


Escondido Falls hike in Malibu – a beautiful three tiered waterfall

Escondido Falls is one of the best hikes along the coast of Malibu. The hike is a relatively easy 4 miles round trip, but it leads you to one of the best waterfalls in Southern California. The waterfall has three… Continue Reading…


California weather – when is the best time to visit?

Very often, my guests, or future participants of my trips, ask me the question: what is the weather in California usually like? When is the best time to come? When to arrive for sightseeing and when to rest? And is… Continue Reading…


Thunder Moon Eclipse

This weekend, a Thunder Moon Eclipse will be visible from North America. It is rising on Independence Day and it’s going to look a little strange. What is a Thunder Moon Eclipse? A Thunder Moon Eclipse is a penumbral lunar… Continue Reading…


Los Angeles on lockdown.

Los Angeles, like the rest of California, has been under a shelter-in-place order since mid-March. Though the move was essential to quell the spread of the coronavirus, it has left the massive city of nearly 4 million, known for its bumper-to-bumper… Continue Reading…


United States – the beginning of the country

I spent last Saturday reading John Steinbeck’s “Journey with Charley” and the more I delved into the journey thru the US with the author, the more I wanted to remember the history of this country and the events that shaped… Continue Reading…


Meet Szczepan Sadurski – fastest caricaturist in the world.

Caricatures and travel Can drawing caricatures or talent and artistic creation be combined with travel? Stephen Sadurski’s example shows that it can. Satirical drawing and caricature He’s always drawn. In elementary school he made his debut in the Young World… Continue Reading…


Can’t miss events in Los Angeles – February 2020

Attractions and trips, something for the whole family, from ultra-modern rides to walks in the historic districts. Amusement parks offer amazing experiences, and famous cultural attractions include the Getty Center, LACMA and Walt Disney Hall. February may be known as… Continue Reading…