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5 surprising ways Norwegians have fun

5 surprising ways Norwegians have fun

Entertainment has always been one of the major factors for society. Proper entertainment has always been an essential part for everyone and everywhere.


Entertainment has always been one of the major factors for society. Proper entertainment has always been an essential part for everyone and everywhere. This is one of the main reasons why people have come up with so many different activities and are working on the development of them even further.

The means of entertainment have always differed. Usually, the differences are due to the societies, the cultures, and the people themselves. Different societies have different approaches to the subjects and consequently different values. Everything plays a huge role in the entertainment field and thus, every culture has its own specific patterns.

The ways of entertainment are very different. If you think about it for some time, you will definitely come up with several major ones and most likely you will recall somewhere between 3 to 5. The major point in every related activity is to have fun and to have proper time, which stands very far from routine life and ordinary activities. This is one of the major and essential things to consider.

While talking about different countries and the patterns, some countries have more similarities, while others have something less in common. One of the most interesting countries to talk about is Norway. Not only this country is popular and beloved due to nature and socio-economic state, but for the different approaches towards the subjects and variety of opportunities to have some fun.

Norway is one of the most interesting countries in many spheres and it has definitely a lot to say on the global scale and the global altitude. One of the most important things which have caught the attention is the means of entertainment in Norway, which will be listed down below and should be more or less surprising.

Escape rooms

The interest in escape rooms in the world is increasing year by year. Over a hundred escape rooms have been opened only during the last year. This means that people do attend the shows and games for their pleasure. As it was considered previously, one of the main destination countries for the Escape Rooms was the UK. though, according to the statistics and the general outlook, Norway should be leading the list.

One of the main entertainment means in Norway is the escape rooms, and they have plenty of them. Different varieties of rooms, with loads of interesting themes, is something that will definitely attract your attention while visiting the country. You will be able to find themes like hunting houses, reality Escape rooms, certain themes of jungles and many more.

It might not be a very common activity in any other country. It is very unlikely that you are waiting for Saturday or Sunday in order to go to the escape room with your friends. Though, surprisingly this is very popular, especially in Trondheim.

Virtual Reality is the new reality

The technologies have said it all. Technological development has affected and impacted almost every single industry and sector. The rhythm of the development does not seem to slow down and the technological enhancements are overtaking it all.

While it has not been too long since the VR technology was introduced to society, it has already gained a lot of popularity among people. Many companies and industries started implementing VR hardware or software to their services and platforms. Meanwhile, the gaming sector is none of the exceptions. Perhaps this was one of the first sectors to actually introduce Virtual Reality to the massive society.

In Norway, the VR Game Zones and Arenas are one of the top entertainments for the locals. The VR Game Zone is one of the most demanded and crowded places in different cities of the country. This can be explained by the new technological development and the interest of society. Though, it might also be caused by the various opportunities that VR offers.

It should not be surprising that in Norway many people of different ages address VR Game Zones as the means of having fun. Imagine playing your favorite esports game and feeling everything almost like in reality. This would have been a double pleasure. Moreover, in the specifically designated zones, you can play with your partners or group of people which can make the game way more exciting and interesting. The VR Game Zone is also one of the best ways to relax and to escape reality while being in the virtual one.

Online gambling

The gambling industry is one of the main industries in the whole world. The gambling industry has always been one of the most important means of entertainment. Even in the past people would go to casinos or underground casinos in order to have some fun and socialize. With the development of technologies, the online gambling industry has also become very widespread and popular.

It is legal to gamble online in Norway and while many people do not really have time to spend on going to the specially designated venues to gamble, online gambling seems to be extremely good solutions. There are certain regulations that apply to online gambling in Norway, but nothing that can prevent players from playing. The activity is also very popular due to the number of features and different opportunities. The slots, the live casinos, and many more activities are available for the online casino players. You will come across many very interesting and fascinating promotions that offer bonus deposits and as Norwegians would call them “gratis spins” or free spins.

Besides online casino games, betting is also very popular in Norway and many people are involved in sports betting. Different sports are available in the market, and Norwegians are observed to spend quite a valid amount on betting annually.

Modern activities

Norway is one of the leading countries in the world. It is considered to be the First World Country and definitely has some reasons for that. The technologies are very developed in the country, the social and economic state is more than stable and people in Norway are one of the happiest according to the research.

While calculating the index of happiness, one of the components is the entertainment and how often they can have fun and are pleased with the activity. As you may have understood, the country provides its citizens with a variety of different opportunities for the entertainment purposes and this definitely has impacted the level of pleasure.

While talking about technological development and good social state, it should be mentioned that despite the country being the descendant of the Vikings, in reality, it is very modern and has introduced almost every modern activity among society. One of the ways of having fun are new abilities, which can be experienced through some new technologies. This includes one of the most exciting attractions, such as the wind funnel. There are not many countries that can boast with the professional offer of the wind funnels. In Norway, there are several Modern Activity Centers, that offer the win funnel activity and which is a great experience not only for youngsters but for older people as well. Many similar activities are available in the centers. Similar activities are also available in the Skyland, where you can literally fly.


While Norway is itself a cold country and they rarely experience lack of snow, there still is the Sno Park, which offers almost every kind of snow-related activity. There are snow parks, a family slope, racing hill, park with rails, jumps and big jump, 1 km cross-country skiing track and a beginner area. You also find equipment rental and a number of restaurants and shops.

This is one of the best places to experience the Nordic snow and Nordic winter for the whole family. Also, this is a great opportunity to spend some time with the family on weekends, even if you are not able to leave the city due to the working schedule.

Those means of entertainment once again prove that a country like Norway, can offer literally anything for the visitor as well as for the local.s. The variety of the activities and possibilities can be limitless and this indeed means a lot for the people who simply want to experience something different from their daily routine.

Norway has definitely given you a reason to feel happy, at least to feel happy while having your type of fun.

Laura Bartlett

Laura Bartlett

Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.