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P&O Arcadia World Cruise - 2nd Leg We are pleased to announce that David and Elizabeth Taylor have joined Doris Visits to give a new wave of films in a different and contrasting style. More ships and more destinations in their own style as Elizabeth Goes Cruising again. These films are more relaxed than Jean Heard's faster cut short films,...
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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...
VISAS Visas and passports can be a minefield. There are so many companies out there just trying to take your money. Always check visa requirements by countries, and then application for visa requirements. Even a TRANSIT within a country can require a visa. A transit from ship to airport or the other way round is almost always an entry into that country,...
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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....
PROGRESSO, Yucatan, Mexico The port city of Progreso is famous for its 7km wharf, the longest in Mexico. Here you will find a bustling promenade popular with the locals as well as tourists. The beach has fine white sand, some of the thatched bars have swing seats. The local food is seafood, a seafood soup, fish cooked in banana skin...
Sihanoukville Cambodia I am not sure I have ever seen so much sea food as in the market of this fishing village. Sihanoukville sits on the southern coast of Cambodia, and is also known as Kampong Saom. It is renowned for its long white beaches, fringed by pine trees. The adventures you can take range from horse riding on the beach...
Laem Chabang is Thailand's largest port Laem Chabang is often followed by Bangkok in brackets, but it is not. Laem Chabang is 25 kilometres North from Pattaya and south of the city Chonburi. Bangkok is a 125Km coach trip away, or 1 hour 45 minutes on route 7. It sits between Vietnam and Malaysia The Port was built to get huge ships...
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