How to Make Friends as an Immigrant in Norway During a Global Pandemic

Tribulations of a young American in Oslo.

A Norwegian cabin on the edge of a fjord.
Photo by Seth kane on Unsplash

1. Find the foreigners.

2. Saw off your hand in the local grocery store bread slicer.

3. Apply to jobs in Lisbon, Portugal.

4. Break into someone’s hytta (cabin).

5. Stockpile your house with plants.

6. Crash a neighborhood dugnad.

7. Wave at your elderly neighbors and hope they adopt you.



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