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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…


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…


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…


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…


10 Fun Facts About Los Angeles

1. Los Angeles’s name was not always “Los Angeles” When Los Angeles became a city, its full name was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Porciúncula .” That would translate to “The Town of Our Lady Queen of… Continue Reading…


What may surprise you upon arrival in the USA

The United States is different. And it’s not only cultural differences or those resulting from a confusing history. For me, as an European, many things that seem normal in the US may seem shocking. I have regretted more than once… 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…


US Tour – Los Angeles part 2 – Downtown LA – the cradle of American cinematography

In LA nobody is from LA. People come here both from all over the United States and from around the world. Thanks to them, the city is so diverse. Visiting Los Angeles is like traveling around the world. Chinatown, Koreatown,… 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…