Getting Into Trouble at Saksun


I only have a handful of travel related regrets, but unfortunately, I have a new one to add to that list. I thoroughly and wholeheartedly regret visiting the town of Saksun in the Faroe Islands. The town itself exudes a dark and dreamy kind of beauty and looks like nowhere else on the planet. It […]

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A Completely Foolproof Guide to Hiking Lake Sørvágsvatn

The diverse and dramatic landscapes of the Faroe Islands seem to beg to be hiked, but the unpredictable and largely rainy Faroese climate can make hiking unpleasant and rather hazardous. Lake Sørvágsvatn is a fairly easy hike, but despite this, I wouldn’t recommend doing it in the rain. This is partly due to the slippery rocks […]

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Torrential Rain, Waterfalls and Incredible Landscapes: Exploring the Faroe Islands


I had mixed feelings about travelling to the Faroe Islands. On one hand, I was über excited to be heading to the dramatic and other-worldly landscapes that I had heard so many positive things about, but on the other hand, I didn’t feel great about visiting a country that has some very questionable traditions. The Grindadráp […]

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