Become a family member in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands

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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello :)
    We are a little family - me 34, and two children 11 and 9 years old and Sigmund who is 39 :)
    Me and the kids live in a small flat in the center of Tórshavn with our two cats and Sigmund lives in a small village and has 150 sheeps, a dog, geese and quails :)
    The kids go to school every day and most of our time is spent together as a family and with all the pets and animals :)
    We are a openminded family who loves to play games, work around the farm and watch tv :D
    Depending on what time of the year, we have different things going on around the farm.
    From february-may we feed the sheeps every morning and we have some sheeps inside that needs to be taking care of.
    In april-may all the lambs are born, so we go every day to check on them to see if they are okay and help them if needed.
    In may the sheeps go to the mountains and grow big and strong :) In july we take them home for a nice haircut and give them medicin :)
    While the sheeps are growing, we use the summer to make hay and other things that needs to be done around the farm.
    In october we take all the sheeps home and there we have alot to do for a week or two :)
    And the cycle continues :D

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will stay at our place as a member of the family and experience the Faroe Islands from a local kind of view - here you will meet people, try our special faroese dishes and share everyday life :)
    Also you can go out and see the beautiful islands that have the most widely changing weather every day ;)

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Help with our daily routine, food, cleaning and help around the farm and with the animals :)
    At the moment we mostly need help in september/october, and it would be great if you were a couple that could help around with everything that is going on in the fall/autumn :)
    The sheep come home in october after being in the mountains all summer :)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Danish: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Faroese: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    We speak alot of different languages in our family, mostly scandinavian languages and english :) We like to learn your language and will teach you some funny words too :D

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have our little flat in Tórshavn where me and the kids live :)
    Sigmund has a house in a small village where he has a camper where you will be sleeping, but mostly you will be in the house and/or around the farm :)
    Also you can travel around the beautiful islands :D
    We love to play games, watch tv and relax, but mostly we run around with pets and animals :D

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Faroes are small, so you can come a long way in a short time - depends on what you want to see :)
    We have a car so we can drive far, and also there are busses almost everywhere, but it is also beautiful in the mountains on foot :)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We love pets, but you might not be allowed to bring them in to the Faroe Islands

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week









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