Author Archives: drs2biz

About drs2biz

Repatriated Australian now living in St Kilda after spending 10 years in China. Sliding towards retirement.

Dragon Boat (Double Fifth) Festival

The Dragon Boat Winning Team | POC’s photos on Flickr Another Festival is upon us. “Duan Wu Jie” or “Double Fifth Festival” (as it falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the traditional Chinese calendar) was originally … Continue reading

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Meilan Named “Green District of China”

On March 28th, Meilan District was named a “Green District of China”, thanks to its rich local natural and cultural landscape. It was one of 59 counties and districts named as “Green County/District of China” awarded nationally this year. This … Continue reading

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Haikou Tourism Activities Coming Soon!

The following events are coming soon to Haikou: June 15th to 17th: “Dragon Boat Festival” (Duan Wu Jie) will be held. Have a look at this site about Qu Yuan for further information on this festival. July to September: The … Continue reading

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Hainan International Tourism Island Competition

The Hainan International Tourism Island Network Competition commenced on 13th April and will wind up on 13th June, 2010. If you are interested in learning more about Hainan, you are welcome to participate in this competition online. The websites can … Continue reading

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First Hot Air Balloon Wedding Day in Haikou

Between June 11th and 16th, the 2010 First Hot Air Balloon Wedding Day will be held in Haikou. From May 21st to June 11th, a vote for the happiest couple will be held at Pearl Plaza (Ming Zhu Guang Chang) … Continue reading

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Greetings From Haikou ~ ‘Coconut City’

Hainan has recently been proclaimed an International Tourism Island by the government of the People’s Republic of China. As a result of this, there are measures being taken to educate the local citizens in the special needs of international visitors. … Continue reading

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