Discovering our World

Travel and lifestyle blog by Ashley Liddle

Discovering our World
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Category: Interesting facts / Ciekawostki

United States – Alaska. Part 1 – history and facts

Early Alaska The first human beings arrived in Alaska about 13,000 BC. At that time Alaska was part of a land bridge that extended across to Siberia. People followed the herds of animals they hunted. Europeans arrived in the area… Continue Reading…


Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, where racial discrimination was much more severe than in the northern part of the United States. The social situation of the United States from an early age shaped him… Continue Reading…


Polish traces in the world: America, part one – Jamestown, Virginia

We Poles are a nation of travelers and explorers, therefore we have left our traces everywhere on the globe. We contributed to discovering new lands and to their development. One of the perfect examples can be America. Of course everyone… 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…


Los Angeles – short history

Los Angeles is popularly known as the City of Angels, while the historic Spanish name referred to Our Lady, Queen of Angels. The history of the city dates back to the 18th century (1781), when the Spaniards came here, establishing… Continue Reading…


Covid-19 vaccines

With distribution of a coronavirus vaccine beginning in the U.S., here are answers to some questions you may be wondering about. If I live in the U.S., when can I get the vaccine? While the exact order of vaccine recipients may… Continue Reading…