Researched and written by local correspondents, Nelles Guides are updated on a regular basis to provide only the very latest information. A well-rounded introduction delves into the culture and history of Philippines, tempting you to explore. The "What to See & Do" section covers everything from sightseeing, driving tours and adventurous excursions, museums and galleries. You'll find detailed entries for restaurants, shopping, entertainment, festivals and more. All accommodations are categorized by price level, making it easy for you to select a place that suits your budget. Practical travel issues – health concerns, currency, transportation, climate & clothing, visa requirements – are also given. Illustrated with over 160 color photos and maps. Fully indexed.