|Information on Botswana|
A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Contact information with no frills at:
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
The place for maps online:
|Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.|
|Health & Safety|
bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.
The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.
Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide
Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards and
It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello
|Travel Tips/What's on|
General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!
If you would like to become an author, please email us:
Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.
Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
What to see and where to find it:
News and comment from around the world:
World News Africa
|Climate Report/When to go|
This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.
Current regional conditions and forecasts:
bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…
The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to
A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction. Here's a selection operating in this country:
The most comprehensive guide on the net:
bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:
Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.