Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 1 – Plan

Somewhere in Poland The idea for this trip was in my head for some time. I nicknamed this trip as "2 homes, 1 European Union". The idea is simple to travel from Wroclaw (my home in Poland) to Rickmansworth (place in the UK) by train. I have done some research and discover that the fastest… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 1 – Plan

Let’s try airplane food: “Mediterranean Tapas Platter” by BA

BA's Airbus 320 On the flight from Malta to London Gatwick, I decided to order something from the trolley. BA offers "M&S food" which I don't like it personally, so "Mediterranean Tapas Platter" is the best option for what BA offers. It costs £4.95. It contains: SalamiOlivesSpanish reganas crackersHabas FritasSalsa sauce My opinion. Sausage tastes… Continue reading Let’s try airplane food: “Mediterranean Tapas Platter” by BA

Interesting shortcut to catch Tube at Farringdon if you miss train at Moorgate.

I was impressed by gentlemen from STORROR (YouTube channel) for finding the shortcut from Moorgate to Farringdon to allow them to be faster than the tube on that route. This solution is excellent for commuters who just miss the train at Moorgate, and they are desperate to catch it. For example, because it is Fast… Continue reading Interesting shortcut to catch Tube at Farringdon if you miss train at Moorgate.

USS Dominik @ Theydon Bois

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/ The railway station was opened in 24.04'1865, and Central line started to stop here since 25.09'1949. I visited this station on 19.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Theydon Bois

USS Dominik @ Edgware Road (Circle ,District and Hammersmith)

I visited this station during my reconnaissance mission to explore the east part of London. My route from home to home with stops at Marylebone, Edgware Road, West Ham, East Ham, Hornchurch, Upminster Bridge, Upminster, Romford, Forest Gate, Stratford, Epping and Theydon Bois You can find rare pink departure board. Old telephone station (for millennials… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Edgware Road (Circle ,District and Hammersmith)

USS Dominik @ Upminster

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/ I visited this station during my reconnaissance mission to explore the east part of London. My route from home to home with stops at Marylebone, Edgware Road, West Ham, East Ham,… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Upminster

USS Dominik @ Epping

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/ The railway station was opened in 24.04'1865, and Central line started to stop here since 25.09'1949. I visited this station on 19.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Epping

USS Dominik @ Upminster Bridge

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/ Upminster Bridge This station is in zone 6 and belong to London Borough of Havering which is the east part of London. The railway station was opened in 17.12'1934, and District… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Upminster Bridge

USS Dominik @ Hornchurch

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 01.05'1885 as a railway station. District line started serve here from since 1902. I visited this station on 19.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog,… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Hornchurch

USS Dominik @ East Ham

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/ The railway station was opened in 1858, and District line started to stop here since 1902. I visited this station on 19.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ East Ham

USS Dominik @ West Ham

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 1901 as a railway station. District Line starts service here since 1902. I visited this station on 19.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited… Continue reading USS Dominik @ West Ham

USS Dominik @ North Ealing

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/ North Ealing station This station was open on 23 June 1903. I visited this station on 12.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 12 stations this year (4%). Since… Continue reading USS Dominik @ North Ealing

USS Dominik @ West Acton

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 1923. I visited this station on 12.01'2019. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 12 stations this year (4%). Since I started this project, I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ West Acton

USS Dominik @ Ravenscourt 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/ Ravenscourt Park This station was open on 01.04'1873, but District line start stops here since 1 June 1877. It is located in zone 2. I visited this station on 08.01'2019. At the time… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Ravenscourt Park

Awesome song of the day Ω003 – ZMORA

Awesome song of the day is a list of song that stuck in my mind. Read more about it in introduction post: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/12/12/awesome-song-of-the-day-introduction/ Sarius ZMORA #gothic, #hip-hop; 2018 I never heard about this artist before but it is good to hear something unique. Song itself sounds like combination from hip-hop and gothic music. It sounds great.… Continue reading Awesome song of the day Ω003 – ZMORA

USS Dominik @ Brixton

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/ cof This station was open on 23.01.1971. I visited this station on 12.11'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 43 stations this year (15%). Since I started this project… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Brixton

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, staff,… 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