Faroe Islands holidays

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I’m cycling from England to Iceland. Next up: the Faroe Islands
On the second stage of his no-fly ride to Iceland, our writer cycles the wild and dramatic Faroes – but still finds time for fishing and folk tales

Kevin Rushby

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Eight things you may not know about the Faroe Islands
On the green list and with direct flights from Edinburgh starting in July, the dramatic archipelago is again on the tourist radar

Tim Ecott

14, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Giant underwater ‘jellyfish’ roundabout becomes latest Faroe Islands tourist attraction
Already a hit on social-media, an infrastructure project linking the two largest islands is set to become a big draw for foreign visitors

Tim Ecott

08, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Forget drones, let a remote control person guide you round the Faroe Islands
This is not a computer game but the islands’ latest tourism initiative – a camera-wearing local who responds to commands from people anywhere in the world to show them round their isles

Tim Ecott

15, Apr, 2020 @8:02 AM

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‘I cultivated a joy in little things ’ - coping with isolation in the wild
From living on an island with a population of two in the Falklands to a cabin in Alaska 300 miles from the nearest road, five writers tell us about the routines and strategies they developed to deal with loneliness

04, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Sustainable tourism: why the Faroe Islands closed for maintenance
When the north Atlantic islands shut for a weekend to all but ‘voluntourists’ doing conservation projects, it was a win-win for locals and visitors

Tim Ecott

08, May, 2019 @5:30 AM

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Faroe Islands: closed for repairs but open about self-promotion
The Faroes will be closed to tourists – except 100 volunteers – for a weekend in April as part of a campaign to promote tourism and sustainability

Tim Ecott

20, Feb, 2019 @11:44 AM

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From Stonehenge to Iceland's Arctic Henge, by motorbike – photo essay
Stonehenge is the springboard for a motorbike and ferry trip to a modern, pagan-inspired monument in Iceland, taking in Germany, Denmark, and the Faroe Islands – and some seriously unkind weather for those on two wheels

Gabrielle Motola

21, Jun, 2018 @4:00 AM

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Not so sheepish now: Google Street View adds the Faroe Islands
One woman’s idea of strapping cameras to sheep prodded the internet giant into helping put the north Atlantic islands on Street View – with a resulting upswing in tourism

Rachel Dixon

02, Nov, 2017 @2:24 PM

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Family life: the photo my father carried to war; Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood; and Faroese cod
Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes

26, Aug, 2017 @5:44 AM

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The Faroe Islands’ first Michelin-starred restaurant
The 17-course Nordic tasting menu at Koks has put the remote, windy islands on the culinary map

Tim Ecott

05, Mar, 2017 @12:30 PM

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Faroe Islands fit cameras to sheep to create Google Street View
Tired of waiting for Google to map the archipelago, Faroe Islanders have launched Sheep View 360, enlisting their ovine population to do the leg work

Will Coldwell

12, Jul, 2016 @12:57 PM

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