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The Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)

Book Boracay, Philippines Travel Guide - What To See & Do In 2012

Boracay, Philippines Travel Guide - What To See & Do In 2012

Author: Aaron Needham
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services, Kindle Edition, 350 KB

Kindle version of this illustrated travel guide will take you to Boracay the tropical island about an hour's flight from Manila in the Philippines.
Boracay’s long white sand beaches rival the best beaches of more popular vacation destinations in nearby Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Facilities are plentiful for water sports such as sailing, wind surfing, snorkeling, diving and jet skiing and the fun in Boracay doesn't end when the sun sets. Boracay nightlife is pulsating with many bars and restaurants serving food, drink and fun.
Finding Internet access when out and about can be problematic so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of Contents and internally to access context-specific information quickly and easily when offline. Many web links are included as well for additional information.
Works on Kindle and on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows PC, Mac, Windows Phone, etc. using the free Kindle Reader software.

Boracay, Philippines Travel Guide - What To See & Do In 2012

Book Lonely Planet Diving and Snorkeling Philippines

Lonely Planet Diving and Snorkeling Philippines

Author: Tim Rock
Publisher: Lonely Planet; 2 edition (May 1, 2010); 160 pages

With more than 7000 islands and many, many coral reefs, the Philippines offers a plethora of diving opportunities. Whether it is snorkeling alongside whale sharks, cruising with mantas or thresher sharks, exploring WorldWar II wrecks or simply hanging out near the kaleidoscopic walls and reefs, this tropical paradise will fascinate divers of all skill levels.
In This Guide:
Detailed dive information to 125 sites
Full-color photos throughout
Easy-to-read maps of dive regions
Dive icons and skill evaluation for all sites
Diving services and live-aboards

Lonely Planet Diving and Snorkeling Philippines

Book Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Travel Guide)

Author: Greg Bloom Greg Bloom, Michael Grosberg, Virginia Jealous, Piers Kelly
Publisher: Lonely Planet; 10 edition (May 1, 2009); 492 pages

Experience the best of the Philippines with Lonely Planet. With this 10th edition you'll discover the dramatic beauty and unique culture of these Asian islands - careen through Manila in a jeepney, swim with the whale sharks off Bicol, hike inland for jaw-dropping scenery or unwind on idyllic white-sand beaches.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Travel Guide)

Book Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Guide)

Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Guide)

Publisher: Lonely Planet; 11 edition (June 1, 2012); 480 pages

Swim with whale sharks, scale smoldering volcanoes, explore desert islands, wander around ancient rice terraces, submerge at world-class dive sites and visit remote hill tribes in the Philippines

Lonely Planet Philippines (Country Guide)

Book Philippines (Globetrotter Dive Guide)

Philippines (Globetrotter Dive Guide)

Author: Jack Jackson
Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd; 3Rev Ed edition, 176 pages

The Philippines has been fully revised and updated for 2006. A previous Winner of the Kalakbay Award for Top Foreign Travel Publication of the Year, this definitive guide features detailed coverage of more than 200 dive and snorkel sites around the Philippines. Region by region, the guide looks at the premier sites - describing access, conditions, marine life and special points of interest. The book is also packed with practical travel information, tips on diving techniques and safety, and advice on the best local restaurants and accommodation. With gorgeous, full-colour marine photographs and top-class area maps, this is an essential source book for divers of all level visiting this top diving destination.

Philippines (Globetrotter Dive Guide)

Book The Philippine Islands: A Tourist's Survival Guide to Paradise

The Philippine Islands: A Tourist's Survival Guide to Paradise

Author: Greg Paz
Publisher: CreateSpace (August 28, 2010); 176 pages

Expert Tips for traveling in the Philippine islands from an American Expat. Save time and money and maximize your pleasure. A Must Read Book if you intend to travel to the Philippines. Topics include: Beaches, Retirement, Scuba/Snorkeling, Surfing, Festivals, Shopping, Finding Bargains, Visas, Lodging, Transportation, Communication, Money matters, Emergency precautions, Tax incentives, Dating/Marriage, Prostitution, and much more. Included is a free source for additional information and guidance.

The Philippine Islands: A Tourist's Survival Guide to Paradise

Book Diving & Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo-Pacific Region

Diving & Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo-Pacific Region

Author: Manuela Kirschner, Matthias Bergbauer
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing (November 1, 2012); 224 pages

This handy guide enables scuba divers and snorkellers to identify more than 270 of the most common species of marine life likely to be encountered in and around the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific region, including fish,reptiles and amphibians,and invertebrates. Each species featured in illustrated with an outstanding color photograph, accompanied by a species description covering nomenclature, size, habits, and distribution.
The Indo-Pacific region, encompassing the Indian and western Pacific Oceans, includes the major diving destinations of the Red Sea, the Maldives, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Great Barrier Reef, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia, and accounts for 92% of the world's coral reefs. This guidebook shows the species that divers and snorkellers are really likely to encounter - the essential companion for every diving expedition.

Diving & Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo-Pacific Region

Book A Man's Guide to Life and Love in the Philippines

A Man's Guide to Life and Love in the Philippines

Author: Larry Elterman
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (March 9, 2009); 348 pages

A practical guide about life and love in the Philippines; a no holds barred, no subjects avoided, non sugar coated look at all aspects of Expat life, love and sex in the Philippines. Are you a middle aged man not ready to give up on fun? Are you divorced and alone? Do you crave a younger sexy woman but don’t have any hope in your own country? If so, this book can help you in two ways; it can help you to find a Filipina wife to bring back to your country or it can help you to start a new life and adventure in the Philippines! This book is chockfull of practical information such as:
The best places for Expats to live; How to find women while in the Philippines; The culture and psychology of Filipina women; The legal system and it’s dangers; Prostitution, entertainers and massage; Buying property and building a house; Immigration/ Visa laws; How to handle your money; About medical facilities; Estimated living expenses; Culture and history; and much more!

A Man's Guide to Life and Love in the Philippines

Book Philippines Travel Pack, 5th (Globetrotter Travel Packs)

Philippines Travel Pack, 5th (Globetrotter Travel Packs)

Author: Nigel Hicks
Publisher: Globetrotter; Fifth edition (October 19, 2010); 128 pages

The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that the Philippines has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to the Philippines by concisely highlighting the country’s ‘must see’ areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar country is compacted into useful and practical ‘At-a-Glance’ sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of the Philippines is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of the Philippines, it features 7 detailed area maps and 6 town plans.
Philippines Travel Pack, 5th (Globetrotter Travel Packs)

Book Scuba Diving Subic Bay's Wrecks

Scuba Diving Subic Bay's Wrecks

Author: Charles W. Davis Jr
Publisher: Seahorse Publishing (October 30, 2010); 154 pages

Subic Bay is a great location in the Philippines for a dive destination. The bay is protected so it not as affected by bad weather and currents as many other dive destinations are. It is also deep. Subic Bay is the home of over a dozen shipwrecks, most from World War Two. This dive guide contains information for the recreational diver detailing the dive sites and in many cases the history of the ships.

Scuba Diving Subic Bay's Wrecks

Book Travel The Philippines: The Ultimate Novice Guide to The Philippines

Travel The Philippines: The Ultimate Novice Guide to The Philippines

Author: Greg Pazden
Publisher: CreateSpace (July 17, 2008); 176 pages

If you have never traveled to The Philippines, then this is a must read Book. Learn the secrets to this exotic paradise. Learn where to go and how to maximize your experience. Some of the topics include: Arranging transportation and lodging, Tours or Tour Guides, Shopping, Gambling, Diving/Snorkeling, Restaurants or Street Vendors, Communication locally and abroad, Local Transportation, Dating/Prostitution, Money Matters, Visa Requirements, and much more. Make the most of your experience by learning from someone who lives here. Mabuhay!
Travel The Philippines: The Ultimate Novice Guide to The Philippines

Book Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

Author: Alfred A. Yuson
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition (June 10, 2010); 96 pages

The Philippines: Islands of Enchantment captures all of the marvels and excitement to be found in cosmopolitan Manila and the tropical islands beyond—with beautiful photography and fascinating, informative text.
Philippines: Islands of Enchantment

Book The Philippines: 100 Travel Tips

The Philippines: 100 Travel Tips

Author: Jessie Voigts
Publisher: Wandering Educators Press (May 29, 2012), Kindle Edition, 1801 KB

The Philippines, one of the gems in Southeast Asia, is becoming a very popular tourist destination. The Philippines has 7,107 islands and so many provinces scattered across the western Pacific Ocean - and each has its own culture. But where to start your travel planning?
The Philippines: 100 Travel Tips is an insider's guide to exploring the best of the Philippines. Created by a Filipina and a world traveler, this book covers all you need to know to visit the Philippines.
This insider's guide covers when to visit, what you need to enter, how to get there, what you can and should bring, cultural reminders, language, what to wear, getting around, accommodations, dining, health and safety, family travel, shopping, must-see attractions, top sports activities, locals favorites and recommendations, and more. The book is filled with beautiful photos by Filipino photographers - showcasing the magic and wonder of these islands in Paradise.
Allow us to help you through your journey to discovering why “It is more fun in the Philippines.”

The Philippines: 100 Travel Tips

Book Philippines - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Philippines - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Author: Graham Colins-Jones (Author)
Publisher: Kuperard; Reprinted edition edition (June 8, 2010), Kindle Edition 472 KB

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.
Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience.

Philippines - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Book Reef Fish Identification - Tropical Pacific

Reef Fish Identification - Tropical Pacific

Author: Gerald Allen, Roger Steene, Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach
Publisher: New World Publications; illustrated edition edition; 470 pages

A comprehensive fish identification guide covering the fish-rich reefs of the Pacific.
It contains 2,500 underwater photographs of 2,000 species from four of the best marine life authors/photographers in the business. Their collaboration makes it possible for underwater naturalists to identify fishes from Thailand to Tahiti with a single, compact, easy-to-use, no-nonsense reference. 108 fish families are presented in one of 20 Identification groups based on a family's related visual or behavioural characteristics, such as Large Oval / Colourful or Sand/Burrow Dwellers. Likewise, every effort has been made to group similar appearing species together.

Reef Fish Identification - Tropical Pacific

Book Nudibranch Behavior

Nudibranch Behavior

Author: David Behrens
Publisher: New World Publications; 176 pages

Veteran Diver and underwater photographer Dave Behrens has been practicing marine biology since 1974. Dave has become a household name for Nudibranch enthusiasts having authored 6 books and 80 scientific publications including 30 descriptions of nudibranchs new to science. He holds a master's degree from San Francisco State University and is a research associate at the California Academy of Sciences.
Nudibranch Behavior

Book Sailing with Senta - Playtime in the Philippines

Sailing with Senta - Playtime in the Philippines

Author: Faith Van Rooyen, Pierre Van Rooyen
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services, Kinlde Edition, 4471 KB

In the past sixteen years Faith and Pierre van Rooyen have crossed the Indian Ocean three times under sail, and visited such exotic locations as Madagascar, Zanzibar, Kenya, Tanzania, Seychelles, Chagos, Thailand and Malaysia.
These two intrepid sailors have also sailed Senta around Singapore into the South China Sea to Borneo and the Philippines.
They blame their two children for these exploits, for when Brett and Ingrid grew up, married and left home, Faith and Pierre decided to leave home too.
Sailing with Senta - Playtime in the Philippines is the sixth in a series of seven books describing-true life adventures most people can only dream about.

Sailing with Senta - Playtime in the Philippines

Book Memories of Philippine Kitchens

Memories of Philippine Kitchens

Author: Amy Besa, Romy Dorotan
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang; Rev Upd edition (May 1, 2012), 232 pages

In the newly revised and updated Memories of Philippine Kitchens, Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, owners and chef at the Purple Yam and formerly of Cendrillon in Manhattan, present a fascinating—and very personal—look at Filipino cuisine and culture.
From adobo to pancit, lumpia to kinilaw, the authors trace the origins of native Filipino foods and the impact of foreign cultures on the cuisine.
More than 100 unique recipes, culled from private kitchens and the acclaimed Purple Yam menu, reflect classic dishes as well as contemporary Filipino food. Filled with hundreds of sumptuous photographs and stories from the authors and other notable cooks, this book is a joy to peruse in and out of the kitchen.

Memories of Philippine Kitchens

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