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Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Top 5 Sights in Torshavn

Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Top 6 Sights in Torshavn

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Torshavn is the capital city of the Faroe Islands. This small nation consists of a group of 18 islands and it’s north of Scotland and west of Norway. While the country is part of the Kingdom of Denmark, you won’t …

Watching Northern Ireland Bate The Faroe Islands 3-1 in Torshavn and Go Top of the Group

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“Teenage dreams so hard to bate” – The Undertones It wasn’t Fearghal Sharkey, Norman Whiteside or Colin Clarke that got me into supporting Northern Ireland. It was my Dad. My Dad, Joe Blair is a veteran of over 200 Northern …

Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Day Hike to Traelanipa, Lake Sørvágsvatn, Vagar Island

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After arriving into the Faroe Islands and exploring the village of Sorvagur while staying in the Guesthouse Hugo, it was decided that we would do the day hike to the largest lake in the Faroe Islands. This was one of …

Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Exploring Saksun on Streymoy Island

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The Faroe Islands are a sensational place for the avid backpacker. My journey through 7 of the 18 islands in a magical 6 days here will live long in my memory. I toured Gasadalur, Sorvagur, Midvagur, the north eastern islands, Lake …

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Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Exploring Gjogv on Eysturoy Island

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My crazy time in the Faroe Islands took me to 7 of the 18 islands over an intense 6 day period in this often neglected country in the backpacking world. I used a mix of buses, boats, hiking and also a …

Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Exploring Historic Kirkjubour on Streymoy Island

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The sublime Faroe Islands continued to shock. I had six quick days here and they were action packed to the core. I managed to visit 7 of the 18 islands in the country and one of the last villages we …

Backpacking in the Faroe Islands: Hiking from Bour to Gasadalur on Vagar Island

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Having based myself in the village of Sorvagur on Vagar Island to start with, I met up with a fellow backpacker from the USA – Katie from Boston. Katie was staying in the same place as me at Guesthouse Hugo …

Staying at the Best Hotel in the Faroe Islands: The 4* Hotel Føroyar, Torshavn

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The Faroe Islands are magical and you might have seen me raving about them on my Facebook Page or posting regularly on Instagram some epic photos from this tiny, often neglected country. My visit in 2015 saw me visit 7 …

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