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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.

Jun 17, 2022

On this episode, take a tour of the World War Two museum with Dánjal Poulsen. We'll learn about the history of the war that many outsiders may not have even realized touched the Faroe Islands. Heri Simonsen is also on hand to take us to the village that once housed the British officer's quarters.

Jun 3, 2022

This week, we check out the new feature on Microsoft Translator that now features Faroese. The results are... sort of funny, really. But despite some giggling, the inclusion of Faroese on a major translation app is a big deal. You can try out the app here.

Then we check out the new-ish stadium where...

May 21, 2022

On this episode, we take a look at FOUR new traffic lights in Torshavn. That's right, in the course of a year the number of traffic lights in the capitol has DOUBLED. That seems like a big deal, which may explain why we've used ALL CAPS in THREE DIFFERENT SENTENCES.

Also, at the top of the show, we'll get an update on...

May 13, 2022

On this episode of Home and Away, Stella talks to Savior Mifsud about his life in the Faroe Islands, what he misses about Malta, and the perils of photography in windy places. Also, we're raising money to fund a new season of podcasts If you can help out, please follow this link and toss a few bucks into the...

May 6, 2022

On this episode, we talk to the director and sound designer of a play that adapts a book written by Carl Johan Jensen. We'll hear about the sounds on stage, and why the director calls the adaptation a "massacre."

Also, we're headed back to the Faroes to record more epsiodes of the podcast. If you can help us fund this...