Stars and Stripes is asking readers to write about their own piece of paradise. Yes, that means you! Our annual Destination Paradise magazine highlights must-see travel spots across the Pacific — and...
Editor's note: There's a lot of activities planned on base, so take a look. Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event schedules can change, please verify events before attending. (This was updated June 28)
If you have ever experienced surfing, you can never forget the feeling of riding a wave produced by the power of the ocean. Surfing is a popular watersport the world around, where ever there are waves. And, of course, there are waves off Guam’s shores, too.
While New Zealand’s South Island typically gets all the praise and glory, there is a lot to explore up in the north as well. We spent beautiful time discovering the city of Auckland, sampling wine on Waiheke Island, and hiking through the rain forest of Waitakere Range.
More often than not, we tend to bring back home the fondest memories of our vacations and travel experiences. However, the truth is, there are times when things can go south during travel and some unexpected problems may ruin a business or pleasure trip in a second.
A while ago, I wrote a post about a road trip that I took with my puppies. I had a long journey coming up (I called it The Great Adventure) and wanted to do a test trip to see what taking my two gremlins on the road would be like.
Scenic overviews and idyllic areas to swim are abundant here on Guam, but there are some crowd favorites that all visitors should check out. Hidden along the back road of Mangilao are Marbo cave and a breathtaking cliff side view of the island’s northeastern coastline.
Easy access, sublime floating islands, incredible visibility, big pelagics and friendly locals all combine to make Palau a dive destination not to be missed. In the time it takes to say Alii - the local term for hello - you’ll fall in love with this unspoiled paradise just 90 minutes from Guam.
One our favorite appetizers when we eat out are crab-stuffed mushrooms. Tender mushrooms, sweet crab meat, and melted cheese are sure to make these tasty morsels a hit at your dinner table. With my easy recipe, you don’t have to wait until you eat out to enjoy them — now you can make these in your very own kitchen!
Ice cream is the classic dessert people have loved since they were kids. Although delicious, ice cream does have a bad rep for being unhealthy. What if you could make an all-natural, healthy version of your most desired treat? Well, you’re in luck thanks to banana ice cream!
Chewy, round little tapioca balls resting at the bottom of the drink also known as sago or boba in Asian countries, are what we know better as black pearls, and are all the rage as one of today’s fads in food. “They’re like a snack and a drink all in one,” explains one bubbly tea fanatic.