Remote tourism

The Faroe Islands

If lockdown is grinding your gears and you fancy zooming away to somewhere more exotic like, say, The Faroe Islands, then the auld boy is here to make your day.

The remote wee island, half way between Iceland and Norway, has launched a world-first ‘virtual tourism’ solution. Bear with us…

Using you iPad or PC, you can now take virtual control of an actual Faroe Islander and use your on-screen remote control and send him or her hiking, kayaking or on a helicopter trip from the comfort of your sofa. The perfect way to virtually explore the island. At least that’s what the press release says.

UTC was less than impressed, saying that he’d rather get his remote control kicks from the 27-year-old Scalextric set he fished out of the loft last week.

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