Taiwan is a stunning island paradise not to be missed during your Pacific assignment. Taoyuan International Airport is a little over 2.5 hours from Seoul or 3 hours from Tokyo, making it an attractive weekend destination for those stationed in Korea and Japan.
In ancient CHamoru society, women were often tasked with weaving everyday items such as lidded bags (balakbagk) for carrying tools, small, rectangular baskets (kottot) used for gifting rice, and fans and hats that guarded against the noon heat.
Although residents of Guam know Tumon as the tourism sector, filled with luxury shopping, dining, and hotels piercing the sky, it’s also home to sites that hold rich and impactful histories like many other villages on Guam.
Prior to my recent venture to Cambodia I had been to many places throughout South East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam) but never to the Kingdom of Cambodia. Travelers I had met in my previous adventures boasted about their affinity for the country. They praised Cambodia, describing it as lawless, but in a good way.