Category: Travel

  • Travel #8: Manchester, United Kingdom

    On July 28th I fly from Oslo to Manchester to meet other Free Software developers from the GNOME Project at GUADEC 2017 in Manchester, and fly back to Oslo via Malaga on July 30th.

  • Travel #7: Visiting Google in Mountain View, CA

    Android Marshmallow was announced at Google I/O on May 28, 2015, when it was released as the Android M developer preview. Several updates to the preview came out before Marshmallow was officially named on August 17, 2015. I visited Googleplex in Mountain View on August 27, 2015 and was able to connect to Google’s Wifi […]

  • Travel #6: San Francisco, Berkeley and Palo Alto

    My first visit to the U.S.A., New York City and M.I.T. in Boston resulted in new friends and inspired work on the Free Software package GNOME Internet Radio Locator. This summer I was in the U.S.A. again, this time California and visited the offices of Google in Mountain View and saw UC Berkeley, Stanford University […]

  • Travel #5: Sweden, Stockholm and Gothenburg

    In August 2015 I travelled via Stockholm to Gothenburg in Sweden and attended GUADEC at Folkets Hus in Gothenburg, where I met various contributors to GNOME and the Free Software movement. It is easier and less expensive to travel from Oslo to Gothenburg by train, but I wanted to go via Stockholm for a short […]

  • Travel #4: Paris, Louvre and Versailles

    Between July 19th and July 22nd 2015 I travelled from Oslo to Paris in order to visit Auberge’s Flora, revisit Louvre and see Versailles and the Branford Marsalis Quartet for the first time. In Paris I met a dog whose name is Fifi, the dog of Flora Mikula, the owner of the Auberge’s Flora in […]

  • Travel #3: MIT, Cambridge and Boston

    Arrived Boston South Station from Penn Station by train. Took the subway from BOS to Kendall/MIT. Found the hotel and left my luggage. Went to the MIT campus and went on the self-guided walking tour of the MIT campus. Went to the MIT museum. Met a Canadian woman who didn’t study at MIT. Had a […]

  • Travel #2: New York City and Manhattan

    I took a taxi to the hotel from JFK with a cab driver from Long Island. The cab driver was nice and introduced me to NYC on the trip from the airport. Quickly I noticed that I had no data coverage on AT&T. I walked from 212 East 42nd Street down to 5th Avenue and […]

  • Travel #1: Visiting USA – New York City and Boston

    I visit NYC and Boston between 2014-06-17 – 2014-06-21. Travelling between Oslo-Gardermoen (OSL) and New York City (JFK) I go from Oslo-Gardermoen (OSL) with Norwegian DY7001 on 2014-06-17 18:00 (CEST) and arrive New York (JFK) on 2014-06-17 20:05 (EDT). In New York City I stay on Manhattan at The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 […]