• Top Activities in and out of Vientiane, Laos

    Top Activities in and out of Vientiane, Laos

    The nation of Laos, which is tightly wedged between Thailand, Burma, China, Cambodia, and Vietnam, is chock full of breathtaking scenery and a fascinating culture with a hint of French influence. It's easy to fly there.... Read more »
  • Guam Filmmakers the Muna Bros. Focus on Local Artists in ‘Talent Town’

    Guam Filmmakers the Muna Bros. Focus on Local Artists in ‘Talent Town’

    By Jessica Peterson “Invest in the people. There is no trick to it,” says filmmaker Don Muña. “You don’t have to manufacture a look and feel. Give it to the artists. They’re doing and they’re driven. They’ll give you the most bang for your buck.” Muña showed his film “Talent Town” to an audience of 30 friends and a few members of...... Read more »
  • Open Call to All Guam Artists & Musicians

    Open Call to All Guam Artists & Musicians

    Calling all artists and musicians… The Guam Guide is extending an invitation to be featured on our site. We’re looking for fresh and seasoned creatives to feature on our website, social media channels, and even our weekly TV segment. Approved creatives will receive their own page on The Guam Guide and free membership for 3 months! This is your chance...... Read more »
  • The Best Spas on Guam

    The Best Spas on Guam

    By Jessica Peterson Having traveled the world, I can say truthfully that Guam has several world-class spas. You can expect Balinese massage on Guam to mirror that in Bali, and I know, because I’ve been there. Local spas have a variety of treatments ranging from Thai treatments to sports massage. Learn the lingo with our handy treatment guide, then book at...... Read more »
  • Guam Home-Grown Fruit and Vegetable Recipes, Part 2

    Guam Home-Grown Fruit and Vegetable Recipes, Part 2

    We're always on the look out for unique ways to make use of our island's plentiful produce. As you saw in part 1, we've culled the best local recipes that are also easy to make at home.... Read more »
  • 8 Breathtaking Beaches on Guam

    8 Breathtaking Beaches on Guam

    Tanguisson Covered picnic tables and BBQ pits are part of the park amenities at Tanguisson Beach. Entrance to the municipal power plant property is near the Two Lovers Point attraction. Uncultivated beach and rugged margin open up to a park setting with large shade trees and manicured grass for games and gatherings. Sharks Cove Guam’s exclusive beaches are off the...... Read more »
  • Guam Home-Grown Fruit and Vegetable Recipes, Part 1

    Guam Home-Grown Fruit and Vegetable Recipes, Part 1

    Once again, we're culled the most popular local recipes, as well as Pacific-Asian dishes and desserts that can be created with fresh ingredients growing right in your backyard.... Read more »
  • Trek to San Carlos Falls and Swimming Hole

    Trek to San Carlos Falls and Swimming Hole

    A dip in the refreshing water was more than enough to compensate for the long, hot hike to this remote oasis.... Read more »
  • 15 Things to Know Before You Go to Guam

    15 Things to Know Before You Go to Guam

    Guam is unique and complex. It looks like one thing on the surface, but it's entirely another animal underneath. Save time, money, and embarrassment on your trip (or move) to Guam with these tips! You can thank us later.... Read more »
  • What to Wear on Guam

    What to Wear on Guam

    It’s no secret that Guam is humid. That being said, the right wardrobe makes all the difference in whether you love or loathe the weather. Dress appropriately (and still stylishly) and the heat won’t bother you so much. Plus, the breezy evenings are absolutely perfect for strolling down San Vitores or relaxing in a beach bar and watching the sun...... Read more »
  • Take a Trek to Pagat Caves

    Take a Trek to Pagat Caves

    See maps and directions to one of Guam's most accessible caves!... Read more »
  • Happy days are here again at Fizz & Co. Soda Fountain

    Happy days are here again at Fizz & Co. Soda Fountain

    The colorful Fizz & Co. Soda Fountain is reminiscent of the "Happy Days" diner, from the memorabilia on the walls to the rockabilly classics playing in the background.The colorful Fizz & Co. Soda Fountain is reminiscent of the "Happy Days" diner, from the memorabilia on the walls to the rockabilly classics playing in the background.... Read more »
  • 20 Selfies You Must Take on Guam

    20 Selfies You Must Take on Guam

    What better way to say "Been there, done that" than with a #selfie?... Read more »
  • Very Best of Guam Reader Poll Results

    Very Best of Guam Reader Poll Results

    You spoke and we listened! Readers from all over the world cast their votes in the Very Best of Guam Reader Poll on everything from best restaurant to be fitness instructor. Our editors also weighed in with their favorites in each category.... Read more »
  • Top Salons on Guam

    Top Salons on Guam

    So, where are the cleanest, sassiest and most trustworthy salons on Guam? Let us fill you in.... Read more »
  • Top Dive Spots in Micronesia

    Top Dive Spots in Micronesia

    While Guam is full of great dive spots, divers living here are also lucky to be just a short plane ride away from some of the most amazing diving spots in the world... Read more »
  • Is It Healthier to Eat Local? Part 2

    Is It Healthier to Eat Local? Part 2

    By Arlene Castro In part 1 of this story, we focused on our island’s rich production of fruits. The focus on this study will mostly center on the nutritional value of iron, Vitamin B6 and Fiber in home-grown vegetables. Vitamin B6 plays a significant role in a number of metabolic processes in the body. It also helps prevent heart disease,...... Read more »
  • Go North! A Guide to Guam’s Northern Sights

    Go North! A Guide to Guam’s Northern Sights

    Although only 32 miles long, Guam is just the right size for a road trip. Perhaps you've already explored the island's sleepy southern side and you'd like to venture north. Follow our guide and map below to plan the perfect northern drive.... Read more »
  • 10 Things To Do During Rainy Season On Guam

    10 Things To Do During Rainy Season On Guam

    Though Guam is admittedly a great destination for all things outdoors -- water sports, sightseeing, or just strolling the beach -- there's plenty of fun to be had indoors too. ... Read more »
  • Guam’s Best Pizza

    Guam’s Best Pizza

    By Joel Kanda Cheesy, melty, meaty, saucy, succulent, decadent, and all other manner of adjectives, pizza can be called many things. The various takes on pizza are just as abundant: New York style, Chicago deep dish, thin crust, calzone and many others. But no matter what style, pizza has to have the four basic elements: crust, sauce, meat and/or vegetables...... Read more »

Things to Do on Guam

20 Selfies You Must Take on Guam

20 Selfies You Must Take on Guam

By Jessica Peterson What better way to say "Been there, done that" than with a #selfie? Sure, they're a bit self-congratulatory, but in the Instagram Age, you will win more friends than lose any over fabulous vacation photos with your head filling two-thirds of the frame. Guam has no shortage of sites begging to be photographed at arm's length with an iPhone. Of course, we use the term "selfie" loosely, as many of ...Read More...
Top 10 Snorkeling Spots on Guam

Top 10 Snorkeling Spots on Guam

By Peyton Roberts Guam may be better known for its world-class dive sites, but there are plenty of great underwater adventures to be had without a tank — if you know where to go. Grab your mask, snorkel and fins and hit up these favorite spots, which rank in the top 10 for their ease of accessibility, excellent visibility, and diversity of reef life. Gun Beach The northernmost point in Tumon is home to one of ...Read More...
10 Things To Do During Rainy Season On Guam

10 Things To Do During Rainy Season On Guam

By Arlo Hansen Though Guam is admittedly a great destination for all things outdoors -- water sports, sightseeing, or just strolling the beach -- there's plenty of fun to be had indoors too. Just because it is raining cats and dogs outside doesn't mean that you're completely void of any fun activities. Here is our list for the top 10 activities to do during Guam's rainy season! Pamper Yourself with a Spa, Beauty or ...Read More...
Explore the Best of Guam in 3 Days

Explore the Best of Guam in 3 Days

By Ayaka Yamaguchi If you have three days to explore Guam, I would recommend renting a car for two days and venturing to the southern and northern ends of the island. Enjoy the beautiful beaches, then pick up a couple of exciting optional tours from sky diving, dolphin watching or zip lining -- a lot of adventurous attractions are easy to try on Guam. If you are a diver, ocean diving is on the 'Do Not Miss' list! To ...Read More...
Family Friendly Hikes, Part II

Family Friendly Hikes, Part II

By Arlene Castro As you learned in Family Friendly Hikes, Part I, getting off the beaten path leads to great rewards in Guam's diverse landscape. There are lots of hikes easy enough for young children, but challenging enough for teenagers to enjoy. Priest's Pools Tucked and hidden in the hillsides of Merizo are pristine natural pools consisting of several pockets of refreshing cool waters filled by streams ...Read More...
8 More Awesome Activities On Guam

8 More Awesome Activities On Guam

By Arlo Hansen For a lot of us, the weekends and holidays can get pretty boring if there is nothing to do at home. That is why we have compiled a brand new list of fun activities that you, your family, and your friends can engage in! Behold, 8 more awesome activities on Guam! Mini Golf Mini Golf is an activity that is fun for all ages! If you're up for it, visit Island Mini Golf Adventure in Tumon where you ...Read More...
Top Free (and Cheap) Activities on Guam

Top Free (and Cheap) Activities on Guam

By Joel Kanda Free? What is this “free”? It is no longer a word we hear very often. It seems that these days nothing comes without a cost. But thankfully, there are still a few things that we can enjoy without spending our hard-earned cash. Here are some of the best free activities we can enjoy here on the island of Guam. Now of course, as we have stated, not everything is free. So for those who are ...Read More...

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12 Best Dives on Guam

12 Best Dives on Guam

By Peyton Roberts Tokai Maru and SMS Cormoran Perhaps the most well known dive sites on Guam, this combination of wrecks from two different world wars is the only such dive site in the world. Both wrecks are unique dives on their own, but a chance to touch both at the same time is a memorable achievement for any diver’s bucket list. The Blue Hole Considered to be Guam’s signature natural feature dive, the ...Read More...
The Best Bakeries on Guam, Part I

The Best Bakeries on Guam, Part I

By Arlene Castro What comes to mind about when I started thinking of memorable baked goods is my recollection of a TV commercial -- a toasted and piping-hot English muffin, with all its “nooks and crannies” buttered up so generously you wouldn’t want to let a crumb fall. From then on, people looked closer at their morning toast for these “nooks and crannies” which became known as the porous holes found all ...Read More...
5 Most Romantic Spots on Guam

5 Most Romantic Spots on Guam

Guam boasts a plethora of spots perfect for romancing your sweetheart. For outdoorsy types, there are a number of breathtaking sights for an intimate picnic. The island's hotels have several upscale restaurants for a romantic candle lit dinner. Whatever your romantic style, Guam's natural beauty is sure to inspire love. Here are our top picks for romance... Two Lovers Point An obvious choice, but still an inspiring ...Read More...
Top 10 Snorkeling Spots on Guam

Top 10 Snorkeling Spots on Guam

By Peyton Roberts Guam may be better known for its world-class dive sites, but there are plenty of great underwater adventures to be had without a tank — if you know where to go. Grab your mask, snorkel and fins and hit up these favorite spots, which rank in the top 10 for their ease of accessibility, excellent visibility, and diversity of reef life. Gun Beach The northernmost point in Tumon is home to one of ...Read More...
Planning the Perfect Wedding on Guam

Planning the Perfect Wedding on Guam

By Ayaka Yamaguchi What do people normally think of when they find that precious someone to share the rest of their lives with? Of course, they will promise one another happiness, possibly to start a family, work hard to purchase a home, or perhaps they wish for eternal romance, a honeymoon that never ends. It is with those hopes and dreams that many enter marriage. But before all that, The Most Important Day ...Read More...