Nocturnal activities in Suva revolve around going to the movies and then hitting the bars -- until the wee hours on Friday, the biggest night out.

Movies are a big deal, especially the first-run Hollywood and Indian "Bollywood" flicks at Village 6 Cinemas (tel. 330 6006), on Scott Street at Nubukalou Creek, a modern, American-style emporium with six screens and a games arcade upstairs. Check the newspapers for what's playing and showtimes. Locals flock here on Sunday afternoon, when these plush, air-conditioned theaters offer a comfortable escape from Suva's sunshine and humidity.

Trap's Bar, 305 Victoria Parade, 2 blocks south of the Pizza Hut (tel. 331 2922), is a popular watering hole where you're not likely to witness a fight. A band usually plays in the back room on weekends. O'Reilly's, on MacArthur Street off Victoria Parade (tel. 331 2968), is an Irish-style pub that serves Guinness stout and sports on TVs (and it can get a bit rough, depending on who's winning the rugby matches).

Victoria Parade has a number of loud discothèques frequented by a young, noisy crowd.

Remember: Suva has a serious crime problem, so be careful when bar hopping. Guard your valuables, and always take a taxi to and from your hotel after dark, particularly if you've had a few drinks.

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