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Latitude13 : On an island in the sun


Beyond Manila: Puning Hot Springs

Note: I originally wrote this travel story for the Pacific Daily News. (part 2 of 3) But with all the city has to offer, the Philippines is much more than Metro Manila, and many...


Guam’s Greens and Fairways

With seven public golf courses across the island, one could say Guam is the golf capital of Micronesia. There’s a reason our tourists often arrive with their clubs in tow: Year-round summer weather means...


How to Make Friends with Guam Locals

Someone in the Guam subReddit asked why was it so hard for someone new to the island to make friends with locals and it got me thinking. Advice for Guam newbies usually includes make...


Duk Duk (Hermit Crab)

Not surprisingly, you don’t see a lot of duk duk in Tumon anymore. Maybe that’s why I follow them around whenever I see them on other beaches. This guy is one of the biggest...


Gådao’s Cave

I feel it’s irresponsible and disrespectful for Guam guides (websites) to tell people to jump over a chain that is clearly marked “Private Property” in order to get to Gådao’s Cave. I revisited the...


Better LTE Than Ever

Hi. I’m in this television commercial. I also wrote most of the script but that’s not why I’m in the ad. I owe that to my good looks and righteous tweeting skills (obvs) 😬😅


Oh Snap

These days I’m enjoying Snapchat a lot more than all the other social media platforms available. I like that the things people share on Snapchat tend to be more in the moment and spontaneous...


24-Hour Restaurants in Guam

A list for when the night runs long and the sushi joints are closed. Linda’s People talk about the bacon fried rice, onion steak and pepper steak… I love them all. My go-to is...


Which is better: iPhone or Android?

I’m about halfway through a series of blog posts I’m writing for GTA Teleguam. In this week’s segment I talk about my experience using a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for a couple of months....