Janteloven, Jantelögin, Jantelagen, Janten laki… all those names sum up to Law of Jante. It’s not accidental that all those synonyms are Scandinavian or Nordic. It’s all began there. In the simplest words, it’s all about being ordinary, negative look on individual success and generally speaking, equality of everyone i every life aspect. There are rules. To be specified, … Continue reading Janteloven – no individuality?
Darkness. Around 4 pm the Sun goes down, and after 16 hours it’s a full, shiny day again. It’s only November here, but for someone who doesn’t know this climate, it’s strange. Sometimes really depressing. Isn’t it odd, that darkness has so much to do with the darkness of the soul? According to different sources, … Continue reading Depressed society.
It’s really important these days to unplug yourself. This post is not connected (see what I did there) to Norway, however, you can say it follow their good mindset. It’s rather hard to actually put our phones and laptops away, and just sit with a book and good music, or just doing house chores. Some … Continue reading Disconnection.
The best way to learn yourself language is to hear it. That means: movies, series, YouTube videos, music etc. Today I want to stick with series. Let’s start with the classic, that most of the people know: SKAM As simply as it sounds, it’s about high school students in Oslo living like every student seems … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #14 – series.
According to independent.co.uk, Norway is on the 6th place of 21 most expensive countries to live in, with around 925£ per month to rent an 1 bedroom apartment. Bearing this in mind, is there any chance of possibility to live cheap there? 1. Groceries and daily necessites – choosing the right shop can be a huge … Continue reading How to spare money in Norway.
I present you finalized film, which I mentioned before. It’s not much – but it’s my first video that I edited myself and I’m kind of proud. Enjoy. Music: www.bensound.com Continue reading Short film from Trondheim.
One person told me: why care going to Norway, when it’s so expensive? Well, I asked myself that question few times, but money never win. Norway is too beautiful. Nature is a main reason people visit this country. I have always been keen on spending time outside, walking on forests paths, running or just staring at … Continue reading What I love about Norway.