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VIDEO – Faroe Islands

Views of the beautiful scenery on the Faroe Islands are only interrupted by quaint villages set inside bays under towering cliffs and...

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Attractions on Streymey and Vágar islands

Dramatic cliffs and mountains, panoramic views, picturesque fishing ports and villages in every bay. This is what we find on these two...

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Attractions on Eysteroy, Borðoy and Viðoy islands

This is the first of two articles from a road trip on the Faroe Islands. It covers the northeastern islands which are reachable without...

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A boat trip to Hestur, Koltur and a concert in the caves

This is an excursion from Tórshavn I would highly recommend. I heard about it from a local, enquired at the Tourist information office and...

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Medieval Faroese history at Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur is the most important historic place on the islands. In Medieval times this was the religious and cultural centre of the...

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Tórshavn, the nicest little capital in the world

Most of the interesting parts of Tórshavn are reachable on foot, traffic is light, and the quaint old atmosphere of the downtown area...

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An introduction to the Faroe Islands

Join me on a visit to a group of remote islands veiled in clouds. A dramatic landscape of volcanic origin is accompanied by a proud...

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VIDEO – Denmark – Kronborg Castle

“Kronborg Castle” is no. 696 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It is famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s...

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A day trip to Helsingør and Kronborg from Copenhagen

We had a pleasant hour-long train ride from Copenhagen to Helsingør, passing by some really fine residential neighbourhoods along the...

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World Heritage #0696 – Kronborg Castle

Enjoy the view across the strait of Oresund, just like the imaginary Hamlet a few hundred years ago. The UNESCO World Heritage List...

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Copenhagen is the Queen’s City

Scandinavia’s largest city, the Danish capital, was for centuries called the King’s City. And indeed, the kings set their...

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