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Corregidor Island is a Philippine province located on the island of Manila and is full of beauty but above all in its history and soil strengths lie that the country was being waged employment while the second world war.
In its place tube and the Battle of Corregidor is classified not only as a tourist site but as a national shrine.
During your tour you can see the old barracks, like tanks, guns and a monument to commemorate those killed after the Japanese invasion. The tour companies constantly organize packages that include a tour of this island as their value in the culture of the archipelago is very important and are proud to make it known. Read the rest of this entry »
The forgotten Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago of over seven thousand islands and in southeast Asia. To the east borders the Philippine Sea, south Cebeles Sea, the west by the South China Sea, the southwest by Borneo, and northern Taiwan.
The archipelago’s climate is tropical, although the temperature does not vary too much throughout the year, the hottest months are April and May. The rainy season is concentrated between June and October. Between December and May, less typhoon season is the best time to visit the islands. Keep in mind that during Easter and Christmas is high season and hotel and ticket demand is high.
To enter the country you need a passport valid for at least six months, a return ticket and a visa can be processed upon arrival and is valid for 21 days. In addition to this visa, there are other valid for 59 days which costs $ 35 and must be requested in advance in a Philippine consulate.
The official currency of the Republic is the peso (PHP), although major credit cards are accepted in all cities and tourist destinations. However, travelers’ checks are not always received, even some banks do not accept them. U.S. dollars, euros and pounds sterling are widely received as payment. In major cities there are ATM machines, but we recommend you always have some local currency, especially when visiting phenomenon urbanized centers. It expects a 10% tip for most services. If 10% is already included in the bill, tipping is optional. Read the rest of this entry »