The writer of this particular blog is from the U.S. Territory of Guam, which is in the Western Pacific. The island is a part of the Marianas Islands. The Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, also of the U.S., is located due north of Guam.
The U.S. dollar is the popular currency in Guam. The island attracts many Asian tourists -- especially Japanese travelers and vacationers. What attracts loads of tourists each year? Expect to find beautiful beaches, a tropical climate, and a distinct but loving hospitality in the island's people.