Discovering our World

Travel, beauty, fashion, style and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

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Chicago is my kind of town – welcome to Mid-West, part one

A month ago, at the beginning of September, I took a short trip to Mid-West area of the United States. I visited my mom and my sister who live respectively in Chicago, Illinois and in St. Joseph, Michigan. Since the… Continue Reading…


Last Month

August – definitely one of my favorite months. Hot days, warm evenings, full summer and my birthday. We would like to show you in a short photo relation how our August looked this year.Sierpień – zdecydowanie jeden z moich ulubionych… Continue Reading…


10 best – beaches in Orange County

Picking the best beaches in Orange County isn’t easy. With 42 miles of sandy coastline and a string of small, eclectic beach towns, Orange County delivers the quintessential Southern California experience. Located between San Diego to the south and Los… Continue Reading…


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…


What may surprise you upon arrival in the USA

The United States is different. And it is not about purely cultural differences or those resulting from a confusing history – for me, as an European many things that are on the agenda there may seem shocking. I have regretted… Continue Reading…


Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southeastern California, just 140 miles (225 kilometers) from Los Angeles and 49 miles (78 kilometers) from Palm Springs. It is definitely not one of the most famous parks in the USA. So is… Continue Reading…


Where do the superstitions come from?

People had to explain to themselves things they did not understand, and they explained it the best they could. These beliefs have survived for centuries, because it is easier to live by believing in something. Friday the 13th, black cat,… Continue Reading…


“Coffee is a language in itself.”

Today I would like to invite you to indulge into a history of one of the most popular, next to tea, drink, loved by the millions – coffee. The word coffee sounds very similar in many languages. The Arabs call… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in America part two – 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…


September 2021 – Events in Orange County and Los Angeles

I. ORANGE COUNTY: 1. International Street Fair  International foods, crafts, folk dancing and music. Many different ethnic foods and costume. The Street Fair has become known for the variety of food reflecting cuisine from around the world. They provide food,… Continue Reading…