Faroe Islands

Mykines on Faroe Islands I @ Kate Cornfield I Destination Unknown

Momentarily displaced: Hiking in the Faroe Islands

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth September 22, 2015

I seemed to be fine as long as I kept moving. Up the steep cliffs, down the boggy paths. Almost every day a new cliff or top to reach. Strong legs, my whole being full of energy. Now that I’m back home though, my legs are aching and back is […]

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Sumba in Faroe Islands I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Suðuroy and the Art of Understanding Timetables in the Faroe Islands

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 31, 2015

I was smug. The plan was going as smooth as, and we were about to reach the southernmost island from the westernmost island in a day, with plenty of time for food shopping in Tórshavn, the capital, in between. We even had time to pick up take-away sushi, and we were […]

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Sunset on Mykines, Faroe Islands I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Far in the Faroe Islands: Shaky & Stunning Start in the Land of Maybe

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 27, 2015

The crowd was clapping. First tentatively, with only couple of the passengers initiating their appreciation for the flight crew, with more and more people joining in as the relief washed over us. Moments before the plane had lost altitude as we approached the international and only airport, Vagar, in the […]

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Faroe Islands by Kimberley Coole / Visit Faroe Islands

Here It Is: The Next Big(gish) Adventure!

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth June 2, 2015

Right about two years ago, I reclined on our Ikea armchair my pregnant belly pointing positively upwards and felt trapped. Trapped indoors, trapped in all the expectations that come with being a mother, and trapped in the balancing act of work and outdoor life as I used to know it. Frankly, […]

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