The Norwegian Toolkit


This is your complete kit to understand Norwegians! It includes our four English books on the Norwegian culture.

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The Social Guidebook to Norway: An Illustrated Introduction is our best selling book on the Norwegian culture with more than 50 000 copies sold. It illustrate and explains the peculiarities that are first faced when interacting with Norwegians. The book has 75 illustrations with explanatory text that provides Norwegians with an outsider’s perspective on their culture and help them better understand the challenges foreigners face communicating, living and working with Norwegians. Foreigners get a fantastic social guidebook that will fast forward their integration and help them appreciate Norwegians and their society.

The Social Guidebook to Norway: Friendships and Relationships illustrate and explains how Norwegians build and maintain friendships and relationships. It presents concepts including the logic of socialization, independence, leaving space, frame activities, conversations, flirting, dating, romance, how Norwegians raise children and live their relationships. This book has 75 illustrations with text explaining.

The 100 Unwritten Norwegian Social Laws” presents 100 unwritten laws that Norwegians follow, but will most probably never tell you!

Norwegian Food: Do they really eat this welcomes you to the weird and surprising world of Norwegian food traditions. It takes you through 22 dishes Norwegians have developed since the Viking age and which continue to be popular today.
Each is illustrated with humour and presented with its historical context, the conservation techniques used, and its social and economic significance.