This is why you may not see your neighbours so often

Norwegians don’t do small talk

and prefer not to talk to their neighbours

unless they need help with something

This may make you feel that they are hiding from you


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.