DAT stands for Dom's Airplane & Trains. It is a series of curated news where apart of information itself I mentioned my personal story and opinion. British Class 483 On 3rd January 2021 was last day for 1938 stock to run in the Isle of Wight. It was the oldest running tube stock on the… Continue reading DAT News | 004 The last day of The British Class 483
DAT stands for Dom’s Airplane & Trains. It is a series of curated news where apart of information itself I mentioned my personal story and opinion. Tegel Airport I just read that today (8.11’2020), they close down Tegel Airport for passenger traffic. I have been at this airport once, and it looks incredible because I… Continue reading DAT News | 003 Tegel Airport is closed.
DAT stands for Dom’s Airplane & Trains. It is a series of curated news where apart of information itself I mentioned my personal story and opinion. Today is 22.10’2020, Cathay Pacific announce a piece of sad news that Cathay Dragon ceased operations after 35 years of service. Dragonair (Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited) was founded… Continue reading DAT News | 002: Thank you Cathay Dragon!
It is a short article about the reasons where I explain, why I decided to buy Bose QC35 II instead of Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. STORY I need headphones with noise cancellation for the daily commute (London's tube can be noisy), travels and do focus work at home. I bought my original QuietComfort 35… Continue reading Why I replaced my Bose QC35 with Bose QC35 II not Bose
DAT stands for Dom’s Airplane & Trains. It is a series of curated news where apart of information itself I mentioned my personal story and opinion. After just 15 years, the last Airbus A380 has been assembled. It marks the end of the era for this remarkable aeroplane. While it is not over yet, we… Continue reading DAT News | 001: The Last Airbus A380 has been assembled
It is not a professional review. It is a daily experience review over a long period. I am using this laptop for software development, non-video content creation for my blog, play games on super-rare occasion (XCOM2, Phoenix Point, Indie games, old games) and content consumption. If you are looking for specs, syntenic and non-syntenic (natural?… Continue reading Huawei Matebook 13 (orignal) Everyday Review
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/ Gunnersbury station This station is in zone 3 and belongs to London Borough of Hounslow which is in the west part of London. The station was opened as Brentford Road on… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Gunnersbury
Part of USS Dominik exploring all tube stations series 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/ South Kenton This station was open on 3.07.1933. I visited this station on 06.06'2018. At the time of writing this blog, I visited 9… Continue reading USS Dominik @ South Kenton
Part of USS Dominik exploring all tube stations series 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/ Lamberth North This station is in Zone 1 and belongs to London Borough of Lambeth which is in the central part of the… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Lambeth North
Let's start from the I am not aviation geek or person who flight very often, but I do fly a few times per year, and I had an idea for the post for what I would like to have in my perfect amenity kit. Rules: It must be a limit to max 10 itemsI must… Continue reading Perfect amenity kit v.1 – 2020 edition.
. Main takeaways: Setting up this device was a nightmare. Installing battery was hard, connect this device took me hours due to misleading information.If you REALLY, really need an accurate measurement of temperature every minute then this device is for you. Otherwise, you don't need to buy it. STORY When I bought my Garmin watch,… Continue reading Garmin Tempe. My experience with set it up and use it.
ABSTRACT It will article where I will focus on how looked like a travel back to the UK during and what is the difference from my typical flight. I will write about: My road trip from Tianjin to Beijing. Time at Beijing Capital International.Give a link to my another article about my experience on the flight… Continue reading How looks travel back from China to the UK during COVID-19 outbreak with toodler.
Chinese people using first name and surname, but when they call somebody they start from the surname and then the first time. I wish to know that crucial information before I met my current wife as at the beginning for a half year, I call her by surname. From my experience, Chinese people rarely call… Continue reading About Chinese names
Me at airplane Abstract It is my report from flight Cathay Dragon KA993 from Beijing to Hong Kong. It is not a review because flight took place on 17.02'2020 during a COVID-19 virus outbreak. Bullet points if you don't bother to read It super fast flight. We arrived 53 minutes ahead of schedule! The flight… Continue reading The Cathay Dragon Economy Class from Beijing to Hong Kong during the COVID-2019 outbreak flight experience
Let's start from the message: "We are people. All of us regards our origin. We are experience disasters around the world. Sometimes people are responsible for these things and sometimes it caused by natural causes. It doesn't matter where it happens and what was root caused a disaster. We should help each other in sad… Continue reading Life in China during coronavirus outbreak(COVID-2019) from foreginer point of view.
Abstract It is an article about solving a problem with using new NVMe SSD with LattePanda on Windows 10, but it may be helpful for anyone who has a new NVMe SSD or other versions of LattePanda. SOLUTION FOR: LattePanda Delta (432)WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD (NEW) but it should work for other NVMe SSD.… Continue reading How to make NVMe SSD work with LattePanda Delta?
Abstract This article my experience about my last trip on Virgin Trains in debranded trains, quick opinion about my overall experience Virgin Trains over the years and what I know about their future. Bullet points as key points to take away The last trip was a bit soulless due to debranding.I had a great experience… Continue reading A farewell to Virgin Trains
From time to my I like to take a risk and an order something from ads/kickstarter. I decided to try a Harry's shaver as they claimed be "Quality razors, for a fair price." I ordered a "The Trial Set" for £3.95 that apparently is worth £15.50. If I read ad correctly I will notice this:… Continue reading No risk, no fun reviews 001: Harry’s shaver.
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 on 22.06'1907 as Tottenham Court Road. I visited this station on 018. Station was designed by architect Leslie Green. At the time of writing this blog, I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Goodge Street
Enjoying view from the window Abstract This post is about how to enjoy trip on one of the worst Business Class in the sky for long haul travel. I will say my opinion about Is it worth to upgrade to Business class and who should do it. This blog entry can be useful for people… Continue reading Dom Airplane Quest: British Airways Business Class. How to enjoy trip on one of the worst Business Class in the sky for long haul travel? Is it worth to upgrade to Business class?
Seating backwards in seat 16A on BA's Boeing 777-300ER in 4 class configuration Did you book seat is backwards-facing? Did you (like me) wonder what is like flying back/rear-facing seat? Just to clarify. I will use back-facing and rear-facing interchangeably in this blog post. Many people mentioned that they were afraid and/or didn't like to… Continue reading What is an experience with flying back-facing seat on the airplane?
Some data display on 1.12" Screen 🙂 This note is about my adventure to create a little sensor tower using Raspberry Pi, Breakout Garden with few sensors. The software was written in Python 3, and I used a Flask framework. You may find this blog entry useful If you are interested in to have a… Continue reading Denva – the little Raspberry Pi project
Arrived to London After I arrived, in the last part, I should take the tube to Harrow-on-the-hill and then train to Rickmansworth, and I could be there at home at 20.45 (based on real-time departure board). I count this as my official result. In reality, I decided to do a bit of shopping (and buy… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 5 – Last leg of journey and Summary
At Brussels, I had around 80 minutes to change, but I needed to complete check-in 45 minutes before departure. Which means I had less 30 minutes to get into gates. It shouldn't be a problem except the signage didn't help. Entrance is hidden as it takes ages to figure out where is it, or I… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 4 – From Brussels to Eurostar (ES 9157)
When I arrived at Cologne, I have noticed that our train came to a different platform that scheduled, so I needed to figure out which platform to go as there my train suppose to be in few minutes. Luckily, I manage to find a platform and stay in the right place, so boarding was a… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 3 – From Cologne to Brussels (ICE 14)
DB train I was surprised to discover that we arrived on time to Berlin. I am not get used to Polish Railways to be on time. Arriving to the Berlin Hbf Anyway, I had 90 minutes to explore both stations, but first I needed to find information to ask where is a Berlin Hbf (Tief)… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 2 – From Berlin to Cologne (ICE 650)
In this part, I will talk about my experience with travel on PKP Intercity from Wroclaw Główny to Berlin Hbf. More about my quest can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2019/06/09/doms-train-quest-2-2-homes-1-european-union-adventure-quest-synopsis/ ). Time to wake up I was so excited about this travel that I couldn't sleep. I went to bed at 21, but I may fall… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 1 – From Wroclaw to Berlin NJ456 (PKP)
This was my second train quest. You can read about my first train quest here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/ This challenge is called “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 to appreciate going freely in Europe. The main focus was… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : “2 homes, 1 European Union adventure” – Quest Synopsis
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 – Plan
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