Guinea-Bissau

West African Franc (CFA)

Crioulo, Portuguese, French, another 20 or so dialects

Information

Tourist Information in Bissau

Institute for Biodiversity and Protected Areas

Established by the Guinea-Bissau government in 2005, IBAP is charged with managing, protecting and conserving the country's biodiversity and natural ecosystems. Contact for information on visiting any of the...

Bank in Bissau

Ecobank

The wait can be extremely long to do anything here, including changing euros and dollars. The two ATMs, one inside the bank entrance and another with its own space outside, don't always work.

Travel Agency in Bissau

Satguru

Travel agency that can book any airline, as well as car rentals; shares office (and desk) with ASKY Airlines.

Internet in Bissau

Lenox

A large open-air space with a bar, cafeteria, gelato, live music most nights. Also has an internet cafe.