Today I will give you the whole guide of how to survive in Norway! I’ve been doing some research of how other sees us Norwegians and also what we think about ourselves. I have found some blog posts that teaches you everything you need to know.
3. You’ll cherish the sun.
4. You’ll learn to pay WAY too much for everything.
5. You’ll somehow learn to like fish soup.
6. You’ll have to drink cocoa, and eat kvikklunsj when it’s cold out.
7. Pre-drinks will become VERY important before heading out.
8. You’ll become fascinated by Norway’s crazy rite of passage for high school graduates.
9. You’ll learn the exact times when alcohol can be purchased.
10. You’ll give up on ever learning Norwegian.
Look at the original post to read all the details of each of these things.
10 Things Not to Do in Norway
This other post I found also show there are ten actions and topics that are best to be avoided in Norway when you are on a visit.
1. Don't Leave a 20% Tip
2. Don't Try to Haggle 3. Don't Expect to Pull Your Suitcase
4. Keep Your Hands to Yourself
5. Don't Make Assumptions on Marital Status or Lifestyle
6. Don't Drink and Drive 7. Don't Criticize
8. Don't Compare Them to the Rest of Scandinavia
9. Don't Act Like a Hooligan
10. Don't Wear Shoes Indoors
Read the rest here
The jante law
The Jante Law attitude may be a bit dated but is still found in many places in Denmark and Norway
The Jante Law as a concept was created by author Aksel Sandemose and it stated:
· You shall not think you are special.
· You shall not believe you are smarter than others.
· You shall not believe you are wiser than others.
· You shall not behave as if you are better than others.
· You shall not believe that you know more than others.
· You shall not believe that you can fix things better than others.
· You shall not laugh at others.
· You shall not believe that others care about you.
· You shall not believe that you can teach others anything.
When you’re here is god to know how to piss of a Norwegian
IT-Shizuma 22 years old from Norway.
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