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The 10 Best Hikes on Guam | A Local’s Guide to Boonie Stomping

What better way to explore Guam’s stunning natural beauty than via your own two feet? Let us be your personal tour guide with our list of the 10 best hikes on Guam. Along the way, you’ll enjoy waterfalls, stunning ocean views, caves, mountain vistas, and more. There’s so much to see on Guam, and, with some help from the list below, you’ll experience some of Guam’s most memorable spots. First things first: If you’re not already living on Guam, you might not be familiar with the term “boonie stomping.” That’s simply what Guam residents call hiking. (In fact, you’ll find a hiking group on the...

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Guam Food Guide: Restaurants You Have to Try

Chamorro, Japanese, Thai, German, and More Attend any party on Guam, and you’ll find food at the heart of the celebration. Guam’s residents take their food seriously, which may be why you’ll find so many delicious restaurants on the island. Guam also doesn’t lack for variety when it comes to its culinary scene. You’ll find places serving everything from traditional Chamorro delicacies to Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Pacific Rim, and even German dishes. If you also take your food seriously, use our guide below to explore the best of Guam’s restaurants, one by one: Meskla Chamorro Fusion A DeWitt Guam team favorite, Meskla is one...

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12 Fascinating Animals and Creatures You’ll Encounter on Guam

Like many other islands, Guam’s natural history traces two routes: 1) that of the flora and fauna that made their way to the island on their own and 2) that of those that were brought to the island by humans—either deliberately or accidentally. These two threads have intertwined during the ~4,000 years of human history on the island. Today, you can see the results in Guam’s ecosystem.  Below, we’ll introduce you to 12 fascinating animals you might meet on Guam. Some are native to the island. Others are endemic, meaning you won’t find them anywhere else. And still others are invasive—introduced by human arrivals throughout...

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35+ Interesting Facts & Figures About Guam’s Tourism Industry

It all started in 1967, when a Pan American plane carrying 109 Japanese tourists landed at the airport on Guam. Today, Guam’s tourism industry is undeniably a massive contributor to the island’s economy.  But just how large is the tourism industry on Guam? How deeply does it impact the island’s economics—and just how many tourists are we talking?   Let’s take a look, through a series of 35+ facts and figures about Guam’s tourism industry.  A Quick History of Tourism on Guam 1967 was a big year for tourism on Guam. Just two months before the arrival of that first plane of Japanese tourists, Guam’s International...

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How Do I Become a Citizen of Guam?

If Guam has captured your heart and you’d like nothing more than to become a permanent resident of the island, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll show you how to become a citizen of Guam —and discuss the implications surrounding that citizenship. First, though, it’s important to understand that since Guam is a U.S. territory, there are two pieces to becoming a citizen of Guam: If you’re not already a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you’ll need to start down that path first. Next, you’ll need to establish residency on Guam, which will dictate where you pay your taxes and allow...

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Is Guam a Part of the United States (USA)?

After moving tens of thousands of families and individuals to and from Guam, we get a lot of questions about the island, including: “Is Guam a part of the United States?” The answer? Yes, Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States. But what exactly does that mean? Keep reading and we’ll explain everything you need to know about Guam, its political status, and how that impacts the citizens of Guam. How Did Guam Become a Part of the United States? The results of the Spanish-American War put Guam under the control of the United States. During the war, the U.S. invaded the...

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