3rd edition. Moon Publications. Renowned author of the classic Moon Handbooks: Southeast Asia, Carl Parkes narrows and deepens his focus in Moon Handbooks: Philippines, providing unparalleled coverage of this culturally rich island nation. This completely revised edition contains: - - - $_$_START_LIST ? Extensive background information on the people and cultures of the islands, including advice on conduct and customs, festival schedules, and Filipino phrases $_$_END_LIST $_$_START_LIST ? Details on hundreds of excellent sites to surf, dive, fish, boat, hike, ride, and climb $_$_END_LIST $_$_START_LIST ? Diverse accommodations listings, from package resorts and quaint B&Bs to divers' shacks and hostels $_$_END_LIST
Lonely Planet Publications. Escape to the Philippines! An archipelago of natural wonders, the Philippines boasts a string of coral-fringed islands, white-sand beaches and pristine strands of virgin rainforest. From connecting with the friendly locals to diving into clear, blue waters, Lonely Planet will help you unlock the adventures to be enjoyed in this island haven BE INSPIRED by awe-inspiring natural beauty - the best coverage available, from the rice terraces in the north to the fertile volcanic plateaus in the south. ASK THE EXPERT - from getting started to finding the best dive sites, our special diving chapter shows you the ropes. REST EASY - accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets, from back-to-nature nipa huts to luxury resorts. GET AROUND with the help of 100 maps to cities, islands, and everywhere in between. TALK THE TALK -make sure you get what you ordered with our handy food glossary and Language chapter.