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The Norwegian Mam...

Every year, Norwegian bookshops organize what they call "Mammutsalget".  It is a two weeks event taking place in late February and beginning of March.  It st...

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New Year's Eve th...

Norwegians interact differently with alcohol .They smile, they eye-flirt, they can "accidentally" bump into someone at New Year's Eve. They look at each othe...

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"Jul" and the bea...

Many traditions are linked to Christmas time in Norway. They are part of the local culture. While many of these traditions have religious roots, many Norwegi...

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Rakfisk

I isolerte dalstrøk og fjellområder finner vi en særlig beryktet spesialitet. En illeluktende, tilsynelatende råtten fisk som gjør at tærne krøller seg og...

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The Primitive Nor...

They carry their food on their shoulders for kilometers. Get water with buckets from a stream. Light the place with candles. Go to the toilet outside. Norweg...

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SMALAHOVE

Smalahove is a macabre meal and one of the most notorious Norwegiantraditional dishes. You eat everything on the sheep’s head and are left with ascrubbed skull.

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