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Faroe Islands

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  • Description


    Hi there!
    We are a small family of three, soon to be four; Ken (32), Una (25), our daughter Ria (2,5) and a baby boy who joins the family in September. Oh, and our little furry friend Aura, the Persian cat.

    Last year we moved from the capital to Vágur, Suðuroy, in search of a quieter life and to have more time enjoying the first precious years of childhood with our kid/s. So we bought a small house in need of renovating, which we will work on the next few years.

    Our day to day life is very much centered around Ria, where we try to have a fun and stress free life, with Una as a stay at home mom with a webshop on the side, and Ken working full time as a construction painter.

    The work tasks for any potential guests would depend on the individuals themselves. You like gardening? Then great, you can do that! Or maybe you're a handyman of some sorts? Fantastic, we have a lot stuff in need of repairing and to build around the house!

    We could also use a helping hand in the kitchen and with daily chores in general. Especially now with a baby on the way!

    Ria also loves to meet new people, even people who don't speak her language. So we would gladly welcome guests into our home to join us in our everyday life!

    We are very laid back and open minded people who tend to welcome the idea of a different way of doing things, thus we stumbled upon this exciting concept of WorkAway. No real expectations, let's just see where it takes us 🙂

    If this sounds interesting to you or you want to hear more about us, please don't hesitate to contact us! It would be our pleasure to host you.

    Oh and of course, we are surrounded by a breathtakingly beautiful nature, which you absolutely must experience for yourselves. We would gladly help you in any way to ensure you have a great time whilst here in the Faroe Islands.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience the Faroe Islands as locals! We live in the small village Vágur on the southes island, the scenery here is just magical - you have to experience it yourself!
    We will gladly teach you some Faroese and are also interested in learning your language :-)

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We can always use help around the house with daily house chores such as (vegan) cooking + cleaning as well as gardening, DIY projects, and renovating.

  • Languages

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

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    We can offer a private room and (vegan) food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Faroe Islands are popular for their breathtaking scenery and nature and this is a great opportunity to experience this raw nature. It is easy to travel around the island with bus - or you can borrow our car. Take the ferry and explore the rest of the islands!

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

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  • How many Workawayers can stay?

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 872322182429