Tag Archives: CNMI

‘Did you print this yourself?’

So I have discussed my department/bureau of motor vehicles experiences in Saipan before .. Well here’s the contrast. Today I went for my appointment at the California DMV. Yes, I had an appointment that I had made online about 3 … Continue reading

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Emergency Exit

As I mentioned in this prior post, I had an emergency exit from Saipan. As I have mentioned before in my posts about transports, these things come up suddenly, but also not so suddenly. (The following should really be added … Continue reading

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A high compliment

Sorry for being MIA — I’m quiet busy right now and will probably post more when I have time. I recently had relatives over from Taiwan to visit for four days — so plan to post an action packed 4 … Continue reading

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Saipan Tropical Ekiden

This year we had the first Saipan Tropical Ekiden run by the Marianas Visitors Authority with most of the organization by a Japanese company (sorry, don’t know who). An Ekiden is apparently something that happens in Japan often — not … Continue reading

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Special About Saipan ?Part One

Part of the way my mind works nowadays is that I am somewhat hyper-attuned to things that I think are special or unique about Saipan. So, I’ve started making a mental list of them and will share periodically as my … Continue reading

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Leaving Saipan

It’s true. There are constantly rumors flying around about people leaving and coming to Saipan — it’s part of life here. There are always welcome dinners to attend to bring people into the fold and there are always farewell beach … Continue reading

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24 hours in Rota (Luta)

Welcome to Rota! Rota, also apparently known as the ‘world’s friendliest island’, is the southernmost island of the Northern Mariana Islands and is a short 20 minute flight from Guam. (I literally timed it from wheels up to wheels down … Continue reading

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