Destination Fiji: Top picks from the islands of “plenty”

Being a reporter has its perks, and traveling on assignment is certainly one of them. The Pacific Daily News sent me to Fiji to cover the launch of the new Continental non-stop flight between Guam and Fiji. As part of the coverage, we covered Fiji as a destination for people traveling through and from Guam. As… Continue reading Destination Fiji: Top picks from the islands of “plenty”


Searching for answers in Saipan

This was not the way I had intended to make my first trip to Saipan. Saipan, the most developed of  the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands is still less developed than Guam but has some good hiking, snorkeling, and diving terrain. Yet I didn't see Saipan through a scuba face mask. Instead, I saw… Continue reading Searching for answers in Saipan

Finding Fulfillment · Happiness · Travel

Hafa Adai, from where America’s day begins

The verdict is in, and I am guilty. Guilty for not e-mailing people back home. Guilty for not blogging. And guilty for not bringing you along with me to this marvelous speck of an island at the edge of the world. I'm sorry. I've been enjoying myself too much, but now that the excitement of… Continue reading Hafa Adai, from where America’s day begins

Finding Fulfillment · Forging your future

Ready for my tranquilizer

This is my third week working for the Pacific Daily News, a newspaper established in 1944 as the Navy News and then acquired by Gannett in 1971. For kicks, I will recap the first day for you since it got lost within the scramble to find an apartment and car, set up a bank account,… Continue reading Ready for my tranquilizer