Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"
While many around the world enjoy warmth and Sun
Norwegian kids grow up with a unique relationship to nature
Norwegians have a saying for this
It keeps them in a positive mood
Despite the horrible weather conditions
"Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær"
"There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing."
The challenging weather in Norway
May help us to understand the Norwegian culture
Climate shapes cultures
It influences behaviours
How people relate to others
How people relate to strangers
How people make friends
How they eat
How they meet
How they interact
How they party
TIP: Weather, like most things in life, is as bad as you make it to be. Change your mind-set, buy a proper jacket and do not let the weather stop you. You will feel as happy as a Norwegian.
Read more about our amazing Norwegian friends in Our Social Guidebooks to Norway