Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sports

Our sports accomplishments are really sad, we win in sports that are hardly noticed in other countries. This is a list of currently active people that might have been noticed outside Norway. Female: Cecilia Brækhus: Boxing Helene Olafsen: Snowboard Marit … Continue reading

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17th of May

This is our national day, our independence day, an national holiday where almost everything is closed and people flock to the streets to be together in celebrating our independence from greedy neighbor states like Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Usually it … Continue reading

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Bunad

It is our traditional costume, made both for men, women and kids. They vary from place to place, over 200 versions are known, and it’s a very old tradition. The style varies from place to place, but it’s VERY time … Continue reading

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Equality

Norwegians really believe that all are created equal and should be treated that way. We pride ourselves on the fact that anyone can be anything in Norway, no matter if they are rich, poor, man or woman. Education is free … Continue reading

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Our place in the world

Norway is a very very small country, with a very very VERY big ego. Yes, I know, we are rated as the best country to live in in the world, every single year by the UN, and that just makes … Continue reading

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Breakfast

Most people in Norway eat slices of bread with some kind of disgusting stuff on it. Jam and cheese is OK, but fish in tomato sauce, some mushed up stuff from liver and other parts of animals you don’t want … Continue reading

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Weekend

The weekend is very important in Norway. Norwegians does not live to work, we work to live. And when work is over on Friday there is a huge rush of people going out of the city to their “hytte”. A … Continue reading

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Working Norwegians

Work for Norwegians it’s mostly about management, paper pushing, or the creative stuff. Norwegians are very spoiled, and eastern European people flock into our country to do the work that no one here want to do. If it’s not fun … Continue reading

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Shopping from inside Norway

We are a nation of eBay addicts. Or, we are becoming one, more an more people are braving the world of Paypal and eBay, and other online shops like amazon.com and play.com. Getting stuff into Norway is no problem, but … Continue reading

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Shopping inside Norway

Let me just start with saying that shopping in Norway is a BAD idea. You should not visit this country with a filled wallet expecting to have something great to bring back, because you will spend most of your money … Continue reading

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