Philippines-related Sites

Here are links to useful information about the Philippines or international travel, in general.

Categories include: Business, History, News, Maps, Travel, and Everything Else.



Philippines Department of Trade and Industry

This is an official government site with information for companies doing business in the Philippines.

If you’re looking for a list of items you cannot send in your balikbayan box or to see which shipping companies have been blacklisted by the Philippine government, you’ll find that information and more here.



Wikipedia: History of the Philippines

Philippines history and culture in a nutshell.



The Manila Times


CNN Philippines

Asia – BBC News

Reuters: Philippines

The Philippine Star

GMA News Online

Manila Bulletin

Asian Journal

Philippine News




Google Maps:  Philippines

This one’s pretty cool!  Zoom in for a closer look at towns and roads. Click the upper left icon for topography information.
Take a photo tour by clicking the lower right button. Or, click on the Google Earth icon in the lower left for a satellite view.

Weather Channel – Radar and Weather Maps: Manila



U.S. Department of State

Information on U.S. passports and international travel, including travel advisories.

A complete guide for what to see and where to go in the Philippines.

lonely planet

Great information for a first-time traveler to the Philippines.


Everything Else

A wealth of information for Filipinos living in the U.S.


Go to: Business, History, News, Maps, Travel, and Everything Else.