Difference between 二 and 两.

The simplest rule I know is: Use 两(liǎng) when the number is followed by a noun. Otherwise, use 二 (èr). Examples: 二)二加二得四。 两)地铁晚两分钟。 Disclaimer: I am not qualified Mandarin Chinese Teacher or native Chinese speaker. It means my notes about Mandarin Chinese may contain mistakes. If you spot any error, let me know in comments… Continue reading Difference between 二 and 两.

USS Dominik @ Watford

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open in 1925. I visited this station on 06.04'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 42 stations this year (15%). Since I started this project I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Watford

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge report – part 6 – Summary

In this part, I should write about my thoughts about various aspect of the trip and overall summary More about my plan for a challenge can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ Table of contents for this report can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/   MY THOUGHTS I will write about various aspects of trips including booking tickets,… Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge report – part 6 – Summary

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 5 – Penzance – London Paddington

In this part, I should write about my trip that should be from Penzance* to London Paddington, but it wasn't due to storm crippled a railway network More about my plan for a challenge can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ Table of contents for this report can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/   I finally arrived at Plymouth where train… Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 5 – Penzance – London Paddington

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 4 – Aberdeen -> Penzance

In this part, I will talk about my trip experience between Aberdeen and Penzance where things went from bad to worse and even more worse. More about my plan for a challenge can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ Table of contents for this report can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/ At Dundee, I was left out by Caledonian sleep… Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 4 – Aberdeen -> Penzance

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 3 – London Euston -> Aberdeen

In this part, I will talk about my experience with travel on Caledonian Sleeper from London Euston to  Aberdeen*. More about my plan for a challenge can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ Table of contents for this report can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/ On arrival, I was informed that the train will go as far as Dundee and… Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 3 – London Euston -> Aberdeen

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 2 – Before travel

In this part, I will talk about some news about my trip before travel on the day of the start of my journey and on my experience at Virgin Train First Class Lounge. More about my plan for a challenge can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ Table of contents for this report can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/  … Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 2 – Before travel

Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 1 – Introduction

A few months ago I wrote about a challenge I was planning to do. I planned to travel from London Euston to London Paddington via Aberdeen and Penzance. More about it can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/23/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge/ This is a 6 part series report about my Dom 32 hours on the train in UK challenge that… Continue reading Dom’s 32 Hours On Trains In the UK Challenge Report – part 1 – Introduction

USS Dominik @ Canary Wharf

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station is in the zone 2. This station was open on 07.08.1999. I visited this station on 23.08'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 42 stations this year… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Canary Wharf

Is it worth to upgrade your meal from BA’s “exclusive online menu” in World Traveller (Economy class)?`

Abstract This note is about my opinion of is it worth to order food from BA's exclusive online menu instead of regular food in economy class. Keywords BA, British Airways, Food, World Traveller, Economy Class Bullet points as key points to take away Worth to buy if you want to a little spoil yourself with… Continue reading Is it worth to upgrade your meal from BA’s “exclusive online menu” in World Traveller (Economy class)?`

USS Dominik @ Kensal Green

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 01.10'1916. I visited this station on 28.07'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 42 stations this year (15%). Since I started this project I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Kensal Green

USS Dominik @ Chalfont and Latimer

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 08.07'1889. I visited this station on 18.08'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 39 stations this year (14%). Since I started this project, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Chalfont and Latimer

About Age in the Chinese culture.

I already wrote a post about age. In the previous post, I wrote about when to use 几岁 and 多   大. Link can be found here:  https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/07/26/difference-between-age-characters. In this post, I will talk about asking for age in the Chinese culture.   There is an interesting difference between the Western and Chinese culture with regards… Continue reading About Age in the Chinese culture.

USS Dominik @ Harrow-on-the-Hill

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ Station and Area: Any interesting historical events and Trivia Originally called Harrow and but it was renamed in 1894 to Harrow-on-the-hill. The current name is misleading because the station is the… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Harrow-on-the-Hill

USS Dominik @ Northwick Park

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 28.06'1923. I visited this station on 28.07'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 35 stations this year (13%). Since I started this project I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Northwick Park

USS Dominik @ Kenton

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 15.06'1912. However, the Bakerloo line started serving this station from 16.04'1917 I visited this station on 28.07'2018. At the time of writing this blog entry, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Kenton

USS Dominik @ St. James’s Park

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 24.12'1868. I visited this station on 01.06'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 32 stations this year (11%). Since I started this project… Continue reading USS Dominik @ St. James’s Park

USS Dominik @ Croxley

USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ Originally opened as Croxley Green on 2.11'1925. I visited this station on 15.06'2017. The station is in Zone 7, and at first, the only feature I liked was a very spacious toilet… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Croxley

Working with people in the disabilities.

WARNING! I know that writing bad things is trendy on the internet of the anonymous hate, so honest warning, this note will contain good thing about McDonald's. I just read about McDonald's worker with down syndrome who is celebrating 30 years at work. (Article can be found here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3869008/McDonald-s-worker-syndrome-Russell-O-Grady-celebrates-30-years-job.html ). That inspired me to write… Continue reading Working with people in the disabilities.

USS Dominik @ Heathrow Terminal 1,2,3,4,5 .. 100

USS stands for underground secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open in 1977. I visited this station on 30.10'2017. A small airfield was build here in 1929, and then there was a plan to build a military airport, but due… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Heathrow Terminal 1,2,3,4,5 .. 100