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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.

Jan 26, 2011

This week, the second part of our interview with Durita Holm, the Faroese woman who sailed around the world when she was 20. Also, we check in on a big G! Festival announcement, and visit a village where the colors are turned up to 11.

Jan 24, 2011

In this special edition of the podcast, host Matthew Workman and producer Tollak Hansen talk about the origins of the podcast and talk about their favorite moments of the past two years of shows.

Jan 19, 2011

This week, we speak with Durita Holm, a Faroese woman who sailed around the world after she graduated from high school. She's got an amazing story to tell. Also we visit a sobering memorial in the village of Toftir.

Jan 12, 2011

This week, we talk more with Birgir Kruse about traveling in the USA as a Faroese national, listen to some bands that will be playing the G! Festival this summer, and head off to the beach.

Jan 4, 2011

This week, we talk to a stranger we meet in a small village about long winters, sheep shearing, and how to pronounce a tricky place name.