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“Do I Need My Passport?” FAQs About Traveling to Guam.

Guam May Be Far In Miles, But It’s A Lot Like Home One of the nice things about Guam is that it is a territory of the United States, and most travelers from the USA will feel right at home. And no, you don’t need your passport if flying through Hawaii. But it’s good to…

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May 16, 2018

Getting Around Guam – Tips and Tricks for Transportation

If you are staying at one of the many hotels in Tumon, you will find transportation to and around your hotel easy. From the Airport: Upon arrival, take advantage of a shuttle to your hotel. Rates are very reasonable and you’ll probably be exhausted from your long flight; you won’t want to go through the…

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February 18, 2018

How to Pack for Your Fall Vacation in Guam

Guam is a beautiful island country with plenty of beaches, sun and fun. But most people probably think of the island as a summer destination, but what about fall? Here is a guide for packing for your fall Guam vacation. It’s still warm Guam has a tropical climate and temperatures are still in the mid-80s (F). That means packing like its summer: loose fitting, light-weight clothing. As always, natural fibers,        such as cotton, are best. Rain Fall is Guam’s rainy season, which is good if you want to save money as people generally prefer to travel during the dry season. Umbrellas can be cumbersome to pack. I recommend a light weight rain coat or poncho. If it is raining, you probably won’t be hitting the beach though. Indoor fun Even if it’s raining, there’s still plenty of fun to…

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October 1, 2017

Destination Wedding Guide: Guam Edition

You’ve decided you want to host your wedding in a tropical paradise. You’ve got plenty of options, but have you considered Guam? Guam has everything you need to make your destination wedding beautiful and successful, and it’s a perfect honeymoon destination. But I’m sure you have a lot of questions about how to make your Guam wedding happen, so here is a handy FAQ to get started. Do we need a wedding planner? When it comes to destination weddings it’s usually advised to have a wedding planner, unless you can make frequent trips to the destination beforehand to make arrangements and meet with vendors. The internet makes research and communication easier, but a local wedding planner will have contacts with flower merchants, halls, local musicians, everything you need for a wedding, and may be able to save you money by…

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September 10, 2017

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to Guam for Your Family Vacation

Guam is a beautiful island with amazing beaches, delicious international cuisine, and the Globe, a multi-level dance club with a live DJ every night. So no surprise that many people think of Guam solely as an adult vacation spot. Think again! Guam is the perfect vacation spot for the whole family. Yes, even if you have young children. The island is small; most everything you want to do will be close by, so no long drives. The weather is mild all year round, so Guam is the perfect destination for your kid’s winter vacation. And most importantly, there’s plenty to see and do, so you and you’re kids won’t get bored. Not convinced yet? Here are 10 reasons why you should make Guam the destination of your next family vacation. Cultural Experiences Chamorro Village is an outdoor mall in Hagatna…

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August 27, 2017

Primer on Chamorro History & Culture Pt. 1

The Chamorro, the indigenous people of Guam, have a history that isn’t widely known. And despite resurgence in interest, their culture is still not widely understood.  So before you visit Guam, brush up with part 1 of this primer. History The Chamorro are the indigenous people of Guam. Archaeological evidence shows that the Chamorro people, linked by language and culture, have lived in the Marianas Islands, including Guam, for more than 4000 years. The Spanish began colonization of Guam in the mid-16th century. During this period, Spanish customs and the language were imported to Guam. The Spanish also converted the native Chamorro population to Catholicism. In 1898 the United States took Guam during the Spanish-American War. The island briefly came under Japanese occupation during WWII but was recaptured by U.S. forces. After WWII, Chamorro leaders lobbied for greater autonomy for…

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August 8, 2017

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