China’s Hainan Island Province is often referred to as the Hawaii of the east. It’s a retreat from the cacophony of the larger cities of multi millions, traffic juggernauts, mall filled shopper etc. And it’s Haikou, the capital and commercial business centre that is special.

When I was invited to Hainin, China, I had never heard of this area.  I've been to Henan and Hunan so I thought I may as well go to Hainan.  World Travel Exchange was having a world wide, by...