Proverbs are popular sayings, phrases of wisdom or simply a piece of advice. Proverbs express a people’s basic beliefs and values. Chamorro proverbs are often based on core values and practices of respect, generosity and honesty.
One of the most adventurous and memorable outdoor activities you can experience on Guam is “boonie stomping,” which is what locals call hiking through the jungle. Guam’s landscape is dotted with stunning off the beaten path sites including secluded rivers and coastlines, cascading waterfalls, majestic mountain peaks, natural caves, remnants of...
As the thick heat and smoke from fiery grills makes its wispy way into a moonlit sky before finally dissipating, small crowds of people become increasingly dense as they congregate and form lines full of anticipation next to open air stalls selling everything from jewelry, clothing, art, food, and an uncountable array of merchandise.
Guam isn’t just any tropical island paradise. Yes, you’ll find miles of endless white sand along the coast, bright and boozy beverages served up at the beachside bars and restaurants, and of course there are the mind-blowing sunsets.
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.