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The Faroe Islands Podcast

The Faroe Islands Podcast explores the news, culture, and politics of the Faroe Islands... and it's in English so you can understand it.

Feb 21, 2019

On this episode, we take in the sounds of Elin Brimheim Heinesen's 60th birthday party. We'll hear songs sung by Elin, her daughter Helena, and everybody in the crowd. We'll also hear some chain dancing and offer a gigantic "takk" to a woman who was instrumental in getting this podcast off the ground in the...


Jan 30, 2019

On this podcast, we think about the effects of tourism on the Faroe Islands and ponder the question of how much is too much, and how to be part of the solution rather than the problem if you visit the Faroes.

Then we drive down a narrow road and mix up Saksun and Skansin.

For information about hiking in the Faroes you...


Jan 18, 2019

This bonus podcast contains an excerpt from a lecture given at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington DC. Daniel Pink, author of "When: The Secrets of Perfect Timing" spoke on the best time of day to do certain things and the body's natural rhythms. During the presentation, he hit upon a series of activities that...


Jan 11, 2019

This week, we talk to Darius Lewis, he's a forward from Florida who just signed to play for KI Klaksvik this coming season. We'll ask Darius about his history and what he's looking forward to as he prepares to move north... much further north than Florida.

Then we travel deep underground and watch workers drill a...