Giljanes traditional church on the island of vagor in the Faroe Islands


This photo is of a traditional wooden church in the small village of Giljanes on the island of Vagar in the Faroe Islands and was graciously provided, along with the below, by Megan from our first guest blogger post.

The Faroe Islands are easily the most beautiful in the world. Between inspiring scenery, untamed nature, and dramatic landscapes, the islands are unspoiled, unexplored and absolutely unbelievable.?Every scene is spectacular, and every view takes your breath away.

Faroe Islands is a small archipelago of Islands in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean,?northwest of Scotland and halfway between Iceland and Norway. The islands are some of the most remote in the world, and as such, have remained largely unchanged by time, and uninfluenced by modern societies.

The islands are made up of small villages with beautiful traditional buildings, some of which date back to the Viking age. Traditional wooden churches are constructed across the islands, with each more beautiful than the next. One other particularly noticeable feature of Faroese architecture is the prevalence of houses with grass roofs. Look very closely at the picture above and you will realize many of the homes have green roofs. These are made from grass for insulation during the winter months.?

This is one of just many photos which will make you want to jump on a plane to the Faroe Islands.?




About The Author: Adventure traveller and blogger Megan, is travelling, writing, photographing and experiencing the world with her husband Mike whom she met while in Africa. Together they showcase the best of adventure travel from around the globe. For more about their adventures, check out



1 reply
  1. Packing my Suitcase
    Packing my Suitcase says:

    Hey guys!!

    I am so in love with your blog! I am happy that we got in touch on Instagram! Thank you for stopping by my blog… I hope we will keep in touch!
    Your blog is amazingly beautiful and organised… and the pictures are amazing!!!
    I will look forward to reading about your adventures, especially about diving in Koh Tao :D I hope you are enjoying your trip!

    Have a wonderful week!



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