Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"

(Now in COLOR!)

The way Norwegians express feelings is subtle

Refrain from showing negative feelings

Positive feelings you may express, but keep it subtle

Be excited without moving your body

Be happy in silence

Except when watching cross-country skiing

Or drinking

Unless you come from Finland

Norwegian emotional feedback will be challenging to interpret

Read more about our amazing Norwegian friends in Our Social Guidebooks to Norway 


By Julien S. Bourrelle

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