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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.

May 27, 2020

This week, we talk to the head of Visit Faroe Islands about remote tourism, and what it feels like to promote tourism while simultaneously telling tourists to stay away.

Then we'll watch a new hotel being built and dream of the day when visitors will get to stay there. 

To take a live, remote tour of the Faroe Islands,...

May 21, 2020

This week, we talk to Faroese musician and producer Sakaris about making music during a pandemic, and why he invited the public (via Facebook Live) to watch him do the messy business of creating music in the studio.

If you'd like to see one of Sakaris' live streams, or see one of his previous streams, you can find it at...

May 15, 2020

On this episode, we'll get in a time machine and travel back to 2016 to play the hottest new game, Pokemon Go. We'll take down a few gyms, talk to a nice German woman, and get wet walking through the rain.

We'll also get an update on COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands, and learn about the mystery of the Torshavn River.

May 1, 2020

On this episode of Home and Away, Stella Talks to Sabina Poulsen, who has lived in the Faroe Islands for 13 years and runs Fjord Cottage. We'll learn about the importance of knowing Faroese, and her experience running a guesthouse.

We'll also get an update on the latest COVID-19 numbers, and learn about a new...