The truths and myths of Norwegian lifestyle, from the Norwegian version of politeness to the unwritten social norms.

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From Life in Norway

A Norwegian Children’s Party


Whether or not you have children, sometime in the future, you may be faced with a decision of attending a child’s birthday party. This may seem like a simple undertaking, however, do not be fooled. There is a host of unspoken truths that many fail to mention...

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Are Norwegians Rude?


Norwegians rarely smile at people in the street, or ask a stranger on the bus how they are doing. Is Norwegian behaviour impolite, rude, or just simply misunderstood?

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Podcast: Unwritten Social Rules of Norway


Life in Norway Show Episode 20: Social entrepreneur Munib Mushtaq talks about working with immigrants and the unwritten social rules of Norwegian society.

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Friluftsliv: The Norwegian Love of the Outdoors


While the Scandinavian lifestyle crazes of hygge/koselig and lagom have taken the world by storm, the key to happiness in Norway is actually much more straightforward. Simply put: get outside.

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