Newyantai Hotel Hainan
Travel Blogs from Haikou
Not wanting to allow the entire day to be
ruined by the air conditioner, we set our sites on entering the city center.
Our resort sits about 15 miles outside the city, so with no car, and being a
bit too frugal to use a cab for everything, we needed to get the bus into town.
The concierge told us the buses we should get to get into the city and the bus
boy dropped us off at the end of the resort road and pointed to the other side
... hotel in the dry armpit of town for the same price as a small hotel 'in town’, this morning I packed and grabbed a Motorbike Guy (local taxi) and headed to the vibrant part of town. Yesterday I finally got my ‘off the island’ ticket sorted. I hadn’t bothered prior as I had decided to head to Guangzhou City (Canton) and then grab a bus a ...
Wenchang Chicken takes its name from its birthplace, Wenchang City on Hainan.
All over Hainan, when people host a party, they usually provide guests with a dish of tasty Wenchang Chicken to show their gracious hospitality. A legend surrounds the origins of Wenchang Chicken. In the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) an official from ...
... beer it all came to an end yesterday morning when she sadly had to grab her pack and a cab and began her multi flight journey home to Australia.
Huge hotels, did I ever tell you how much don’t like staying in three to five star hotels?
Lifeless horrid things they are, especially when they ...
... s central government. Han Chinese moved in and the indigenous tribes retreated further inland.
According to ancient records, Hainan Island was nicknamed the Tail of the Dragon, the last unexplored frontier of China and civilization. Because of its remote and forbidding location, many renegades were exiled to its sandy shores, including the ...