Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 5 – Last leg of journey and Summary

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

Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 4 – From Brussels to Eurostar (ES 9157)

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)

Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 3 – From Cologne to Brussels (ICE 14)

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)

Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 2 – From Berlin to Cologne (ICE 650)

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)

Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 1 – From Wroclaw to Berlin NJ456 (PKP)

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)

Dom’s train quest.2 : “2 homes, 1 European Union adventure” – Quest Synopsis

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

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

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

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