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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
You may know Jean as the main presenter here at Doris Visits, but on sea days in costume, she performs her one woman show, Royal Mistresses. It is a show which she has played all over the UK at conferences and women's guilds, all over the world on ships, and on Broadway! Recently she was on both cruises, Aurora...
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Kong: Skull Island is an epic $185m movie, both a critical and financial success. See Jean's recap of the film after watching it on the Aurora autumn cruise of New England. Kualoa Ranch is where it was shot, and Jean was there in January while on the Arcadia world cruise and filmed it for Doris Visits with their kind...
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Honolulu and Waikiki Beach are easily accessible by public bus from the cruise terminal bus stop. When in Honolulu, there is so much to do so as they say, 'Book it Dano!' WHAT TO PACK - CRUISE DEALS - MARRIAGES AT SEA - BOOKS Waikīkī is most famous for its Beach, but it has six beaches in the district and the others may...
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We will try and make a self-tour easy using the excellent free city map from the tourist board which you can also download here. If you are going to try the tour yourself, we suggest you circle the old town once at ground level, once on the walls then relax with options for the more keen amongst you. By using...
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The Polynesian Cultural Centre has eight simulated tropical villages, some on internal islands within the theme park like village, various cultural demonstrations and seven shows representing the seven Polynesian Island groups, Samoa, Aotearoa (now called New Zealand), Fiji, Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga and Marquesas Islands. It is easy to get to from the cruise ship and there is so much to...
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The North Shore is totally different, less developed, more original, more character and far more laid back. It looks and feels more Polynesian and is full of trendy coffee shops full of surfers waiting for the right conditions, or it has big waves and they are out surfing. The area was a retreat for Hawaiian royalty in the 1800s...
This is a typical world route for the Arcadia that only misses out the winter! We mean ALL THE WINTER !  A tour of all the passenger areas of the cruise ship Arcadia is on this site. Another of our favourite ships. It is classed as a mid- size ship, but we suggest it has the facilities of a larger ship...
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When on the Aurora (one of my favourite ships) R715 New England cruise I went to see $185m movie Kong: Skull Island, and it is probably a film I wouldn't have gone to see normally. However, when on ship you do get to experience new adventures including seeing the next in the King Kong franchise, after all, this cruise was taking...
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Pearl Harbour is a memorial to the very many who died there, it is both respectful and very security conscious and no bags, however small are allowed in. Do not take even the smallest handbag unless you want the inconvenience of queue to put it in a paid locker. Cameras in cases will be checked. It is easy to...
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Now it is definitely time to book to find the sun, it must be somewhere - Seriously it is cold in the UK - we are off! Obviously we have to, but we next fly out to the Caribbean as do most cruise staff this time of year - but not all. Just back from the Adriatic as you...
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