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Guam Madness

A September 2007 trip to Tumon by jenae567

A Tourist Trap! Photo, Tumon, Guam More Photos
Quote: Our (Expensive) experience in Tumon Bay, Guam

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A Tourist Trap! Photo, Tumon, Guam
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Being stationed in Okinawa, Japan with the US Air Force, my husband and I had heard many people talking about vacationing in Guam - just a short flight southeast. It seemed to be a relatively popular vacation destination amont the military here, so we decided to check it out.Once we pushed our way through the hordes of Japanese tourists on holiday, we decided to venture out in town. Enter: STICKER SHOCK. Needless to say, nobody warned us exactly how expensive Guam was! A shopper's paradise, Tumon Bay is chock full of duty-free shops and malls. Many tourists enjoy the "Duty-free" aspect of shopping and save a lot of money this way. However, as a young couple on a budget (as many young...Read More

PIC Resort

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Hotel | "A Family-Friendly Resort in the Heart of Tumon"

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Arriving at one of the most popular resorts in Guam, my husband and I took in the laid-back, relaxing atmosphere that greeted us at the PIC Resort. The lobby was sparkling, spacious, and modern. Upon entering the lobby, a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean was revealed over a balcony. Our check in was quick and easy. Our bags were escorted away as we received our room key and map of the facility from a friendly face at the counter. While my husband took care of the "business", I marvelled at my new surroundings. Within my immediate vicinity, I had a grand view of the Pacific, the wafting aroma of fresh coffee, and the warm reassurance of high-speed internet at my discretion from ...Read More

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Okinawa City, Japan

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