Pacific & Polynesian

Pacific & Polynesian

The Pacific and Polynesian Islands

How to overview a destination the way film scouts do it We have been making films and television for a while so we tend to approach new ports the same way. To be frank it is similar to cruising, you are dropped in a new town, you have a set amount of time and a job to do. As a...
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New to Choosing a Cruise? That is what Doris Visits is here for. We try to help you                     SEE THE CRUISE BEFORE YOU CRUISE THE SEA. Last night we sat and had dinner, on land, with friends who had just come back from the Orient Express, now wanting to cruise. The comment...
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Kong Skull Island is an epic movie, so is where it was shot, take a look with Doris Visits Yes, you can go there, to Kong Skull Island, where the stars made the great movie. We were very lucky and privileged that the Arcadia stopped in Oahu, and while most people rushed to the monument of Pearl Harbour, although we took...
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Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia There is very little to do in Papeete. It is a major town based around the port. On docking, there will be some musicians playing by the ship, some stalls and buses, taxis and seaways waiting to take you wherever. It is expensive not just for tourists but for the people who live there. To put...
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The Polynesian Adventure and More We have just left the Arcadia, the ship that loves to travel, in Tahiti and as it sails to the Polynesian Islands of New Zealand, we are still on the beach and sampling the night food stalls of Tahiti. In Bora Bora we moored alongside the Holland & America, Maasdam, so there will be quite...
99 wonderful Western Circumnavigation nights on P&O cruise ship Arcadia  J801 It is time to start thinking of missing the winter! Before you know it, Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor are here and the run-up to Christmas. Some will be planning where to have that New Year's Eve Cruise. A tour of the cruise ship Arcadia is on this site. One of our favourite ships. It is...
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Oahu, Hawaii the Polynesian Island in the USA The place of many movies, including the new Kong Skull Island, we go to the ranch and behind the scenes at Kualoa Ranch. Hawaii prepared for huge parties when it was to become the 49th State of the USA, paperwork printed, events art worked then they slowed up and Alaska beat them to it....
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Status Quo, the cyclone that rocked Fiji - part 2 We continue our Doris Visits special with a new film of exclusive material from Fiji (Click here to see part 1 first), where the island was rocked first by a cyclone then by rock band Status Quo. Francis Rossi talks about his future, which was being pondered back in 2012....
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FIJI, you might cruise into Lautoka, if the weather is OK Quo are just about to do a Rock The Boat Cruise, which you were on it, funny how things work out. Well, we made a film with them in Fiji and have been close ever since., and before.... since the 1970's. Lautoka is the second largest city in Fiji, to...
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Great stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic and occasionally funny. CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK
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