The Faroe Islands: A Magical Winter Wonderland

We were told that we had gotten lucky with the snow. After only three days on the islands, a snow storm blew in over the country, covering every bit of every island in a beautiful blanket of white. Usually it never stays for long on the Faroe Islands. They have snowstorms often, but it’s rare that the snow actually stays on the ground. It was…

Saksun Theme Park? Addressing the Tourism Issues on the Faroe Islands

I’ve been travelling to the Faroe Islands since October 2013. I love the country, and I come back a lot. But that means that I’ve also experienced the changes that are happening to the country in terms of tourism. VisitFaroeIslands has done a great job in promoting the country with breathtaking videos featuring Faroese musicians and the weekly take-overs on their Instagram account from famous…

From One Beauty to Another: A Foggy Hike from Saksun to Tjørnuvík

After spending a few days sightseeing, shopping and chilling in the capital, we both felt that it was time for another hike – after all, that’s what the mountains are there for, and we wanted to do as many hikes as we could during our 18 days of travel in the Faroe Islands. The evening before, we had visited a friend of mine in Tórshavn,…

15 Favourite New Destinations of 2015

2015 has been a great travel year for me. I was in the middle of my two gap years, when 2015 started, so I’ve had plenty of time to explore the World. Basically, my year has been work, travel, work, travel, work, travel. Just the way I like it. I’ve been on weekendtrips to Latvia and Germany, family holidays in Spain, Andorra and England and…

The Old Cottage in Saksun: Night at the Museum

Saksun is often called ‘the most beautiful place in Faroe Islands’ – and that is not without reason! Ása and Erling have a quaint little summer house in Saksun, which they allowed me to borrow for a night. I decided to invite Elien, Liam, Ildi and Steve for some cozy times and it was really nice to spend so much time with them! I’ll definitely…