This is a very uncomfortable situation to Norwegians

Especially in Christmas time

Doing this will result in the person receiving the visit

wondering why you are there and excusing the mess, lack of cookies to serve, etc.

This is a very uncomfortable situation

However, in the countryside it is allowed,

but mainly just on farms

The only exception in cities is on a birthday -

then Norwegians are prepared that people may ring the doorbell


This is one of the 100 Unwritten Norwegian Social Laws presented in our new book "The 100 Unwritten Norwegian Social Laws"


Read more about our amazing Norwegian friends in our other Guidebooks to Norway written by Julien S. Bourrelle and Sean Percival.