Guide to backpacking in Philippines, with travellers information on Manila, Luzon, Mindanao, Visayas Islands, Filipinos, Las Pi
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    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
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Guide to backpacking in Philippines, with travellers information on Manila, Luzon, Mindanao, Visayas Islands, Filipinos, Las Pi
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


United Kingdom UP


    City: BEIJING
    Mission: British Consulate
    Address: Villa Terrace
    Greenhills Road
    Casuntingan
    Mandaue City
    Cebu
    Tel: (63) (32) 460 525
    Fax: (63) (32) 460 269
    E-mail: moke@gsilink.com

    City: MANILA
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: Floors 15-17 LV Locsin Building
    6752 Ayala Avenue
    Cor Makati Avenue
    1226 Makati
    (P O Box 2927 MCPO)
    Tel: (63) (2) 816 7116
    (63) (2) 816 7271/2 (Consular/Visa)
    (63) (2) 816 7348/9 (Consular/Visa)
    Fax: (63) (2) 810 2745 (Consular/Visa)
    (63) (2) 815 4809 (Information)
    E-mail: bremb@skyinet.net
    Hours: Mon-Thur: 00:00-08:30, Fri: 00:00-06:00
    00:00-05:00 (Consular/Visa)

United States UP


    City: MANILA
    Mission: Embassy of the United States
    Address: 1201 Roxas Boulevard
    Ermita 1000
    Manila
    Tel: (63-2) 523-1001
    Fax: (63-2) 522-4361
    Hours: 23:30-08:30 (GMT)

    City: MANILA
    Mission: U.S. Embassy (Consular Section)
    Address: PSC 500, Box 26,
    FPO AP 96515-1000
    Tel: (632) 523-1001
    1-909-101-0000 (24/7)
    Fax: (632) 522-3242
    Hours: 07:30 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 16:30

Guide to backpacking in Philippines, with travellers information on Manila, Luzon, Mindanao, Visayas Islands, Filipinos, Las Pi
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to backpacking in Philippines, with travellers information on Manila, Luzon, Mindanao, Visayas Islands, Filipinos, Las Pi
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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

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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!!!

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ECOTOURISM
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:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

DIVEWORLD
Get the official and independent view on dive sites and facilities around the world.

The way the world learns to dive:
PADI

The magazine divers trust:
Scuba Diving

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

News and comment from around the world:
World News Asia Pacific

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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:
Weather Asia

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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:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Cyberspace Cafe
    Ground Floor, Mt. Crest Hotel,
    Baguio City 2600, Philippines.
    Tel: 81 34 443 8735
    Fax: 81 34 443 8738
    Email: staff@bgo.csi.com.ph
    Cost/Hour: P60 (US$1.50)
    Hours: 08:00-01:00

    The Boracay Internet Cafe
    Nigi Nigi Resort,
    Boracay Island,
    Po Box 11,
    Kalibo Post Office,
    Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines.
    Tel: 81 63 36 288 3101
    Fax: 81 63 36 288 3112
    Email: niginigi@boracay.webquest.com

    The Web Crawl Cafe
    264 R. Calo Street,
    Butuan City 8600, Philippines,
    Tel: 81 63 85 3421398
    Fax: 81 63 85 8154322
    Email: webcrawl@butuan.philcom.com.ph
    Cost/Hour: US$1.25
    Hours: 9:00-12:00 Daily

    Re@L Site Internet Cafe
    Justice Cabahug Building, General Maxilom Avenue,
    Cebu City 6000, Philippines.
    Tel: 81 6332 233 3947
    Email: realsite@mozcom.com
    Hours: 08:00-03:00 daily

    @The-Cafe
    Ortigas Avenue, North Greenhills,
    San Juan, Metro, Manila, Philippines.
    Tel: 63 2 727 2681/6
    Fax: 63 2 727 2604
    Email: marketing@the-cafe.net
    Cost/Hour: P90
    Hours: 09:00-23:00 (daily)

    Cyberw@Y Cafe
    156 N. Domingo Street, (on top of Aca Video)
    San Juan, Metro, Manila 1500, Philippines.
    Tel: 632 744 3851
    Email: cyberwaycafe@fcmail.com
    Cost/Hour: P60.00 (US$1.50)
    Hours: 09:30-21:30 daily
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