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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 30, 2021

On this episode of Home and Away, Stella talks to Gunn Hernes. Gunn is the head of the Nordic House in Torshavn. We'll talk about Gunn's childhood in Norway, her journeys to Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark, and what led her to live in the Faroe Islands.

Before that, we have a short update on the COVID situation in the...

Jun 23, 2021

On this episode of Home & Away, Stella catches up with Cinthia Gonzalez Parada. Cinthia was a guest on Home & Away a few years ago, and Stella asks her how the last years have gone, and about her music. And we'll even get to hear some of that music!

Also, we have an update on the COVID situation in the Faroe Islands.


Jun 15, 2021

With travel slowly opening up around the world, we ask the question, "Can I go to the Faroe Islands?" And when we say "I," we mean "you," but maybe also "us."

We'll talk to the head of Visit Faroe Islands about travel restrictions to the Faroes and whether it's possible for people to visit this summer.

Then we'll...

Jun 3, 2021

On this new season of Home and Away, Stella talks to Johannes Midskard about his childhood in the Faroe Islands, and what's it's like renting rooms in his home to tourists.

Update: Moments after this podcast posted, the Faroese PM asked the Faroese people to cancel all social gatherings for a week. Torshavn's Culture...