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The Norwegian Bus

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" This is when you know that a Norwegian bus is full and that you need to stand Norwegians value their personal s...

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This is why it is...

Illustrations: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" Before moving to Norway I lived two years in Spain After a few weeks I was able to put together a few senten...

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Borrowing from No...

Norwegians are very nice people. They will help you, they will invite you to activities, they will lend you their belongings if they are sure  that...

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The "Bible Belt" ...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" I love Norwegians I travel around the country holding lectures about them I understand that Norwegians aren't all th...

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A Norwegian Marry...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" In Norway you may get married before Or after having children Sometimes people get married in a Church Sometimes not...

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Two books every f...

Norway may feel far from home Norwegians may feel cold, difficult to get to know and lacking basic politeness This is all about perceptions  Norwegians are ...

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Hyttelivet (The N...

Norwegians will use a great part of their savings to buy a “hytte” where they need to Carry their food on their shoulder for kilometers Get water with bucket...

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Birkebeineren

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" I was invited to the cabin of a Norwegian businessman. I was looking forward to a day enjoying the sight of colorfu...

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Gender Equality -...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" In Norway This situation is totally normal  And encouraged And so is this one Totally normal and encouraged ...

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Norwegian Greetin...

Here in Norway You can greet others with a handshake Or just with "hello" Or simply avoid eye contact You should at all time Avoid hugging Avoid Kissing ...

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The Scandinavian ...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"             As a young man, I was told That a man should always walk between a woman and the cars That a man should ...

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HM King Harald V ...

A few months ago you said these words Which echoed across the planet "Norwegians are girls that love girlsBoys that love boysAnd boys and girls that love e...

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Norway is best. S...

Norway is great Absolutely fantastic The best country in Scandinavia   We have the best women The best, absolutely greatest women Sexy, smart, inte...

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Norwegians and Wi...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" Think of a wild cat What happens if you come close to it Move a lot Make noise Or try to give it food? The wild cat...

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Norwegian Service...

Today I walked into a hotel just outside Oslo. Two employees were talking together at the reception desk. I waited a few seconds looking at them. Nothing. T...

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The Norwegian "Ju...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"  I wrote on this blog That it may be difficult to create contact with Norwegians That conversations may sometime b...

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A Norwegian mothe...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway 2" I lived in Spain The mother of my roommate would hold her hand each time we would visit her at the village   ...

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Do not worry, it ...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" It is always nice to compliment Norwegians I was once at a concert with a lovely Norwegian girl it was difficult to ...

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Takk NSB!

Illustrations: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"  Thank you NSB You helped many By providing a great reason for Norwegians to speak to each other This was n...

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The Norwegian way

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway 2" Norwegians interact differently with alcohol You can smile You can eye-flirt You can "accidentally" bump into some...

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Two easy ways to ...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" Norwegians are pragmatic people They want to have their hands free  in case they need to climb a mountain Or pic...

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The Norwegian Sau...

Uncensured Illustration: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" I Norway We like to be naked Facebook does not like it however We just receive the following messag...

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POKÉMON Invasion

The Social Guidebook to Norway Police is arresting people chasing Pokémons against traffic Case of people climbing walls of public buildings lead hospitals t...

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Are Norwegians Go...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" Norwegians are very nice people So nice that they may provide a justification when doing nice things towards othe...

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Gender Equality -...

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway" In Norway This situation is totally normal  And encouraged And so is this one Totally normal and encouraged ...

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Dugnad-Norway put...

Learn more on the Norwegian culture with "The Social Guidebook to Norway" It is May 17th in Norway Millions take to the streets Tens of thousand are put i...

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A Typical Norwegi...

Do not worry if you see people Looking preoccupied, nervous and focused Running in the streets Without looking in front of them Actually they all read while ...

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How to impress a ...

At Valentine's dayMen around the world want to impress the woman they likeThey want to make her feel specialUniqueThey may offer to cook a great dinner Th...

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