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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.

Apr 23, 2014

This week, we search for an abandoned city called Famara and talk to the man who started living there. We'll hear about his utopian vision for Famara, and the Faroese government's attempts to remove him from the land. 

Feb 13, 2014

This week, we learn about a major tunnel project in the Faroes that will connect Streymoy with two other islands.

Then our good friend Heri Simonsen talks to an Englishman who is running a university in China and looking for a few good Faroese students.

And finally, we take a windy walk to a place where people went to a...

Oct 28, 2010

In honor of Halloween, we offer this spooky edition of the podcast. We travel into a tunnel north of Klaksvik and hear some unexpected sounds. Don't listen if you're alone, in the dark, or scare easily.

Oct 20, 2010

This week, part two of our conversation with American poet Mark Wunderlich. Wunderlich recently returned from the Faroe Islands, where he did a poetry reading at a Torshavn club. On the second half of our interview, we talk about Wunderlich's experiences in the Faroese countryside, and about his lasting memories of...

Oct 14, 2010

On this episode, we talk to award-winning American poet Mark Wunderlich about his recent poetry reading in Torshavn, and take a trip to Toftir

Look out for this special tongue twister: "top Twitter trending topic."