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Patrick Quinn
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Hi I’m Patrick Quinn, founder of and the Hainan Forum.

Originally from Ireland, I came to Hainan in 2010 the year my son was born. Passionate about photography I started photographing all the wonderful people I met, places I’d visited and experiences I had here.

This then developed into the site which promotes culture and tourism on the island and ultimately the Hainan Forum.

I encourage every member to share their photos and experiences and tell us all more about themselves, there are so many beautiful places to visit here and things to do but not enough information in English.

Members can create blogs, photo albums, start forums & groups (hiking, cycling, food lovers, it’s all up to you), and we’re working to bring you video. So let’s get started and we’re really looking forward to hearing from you!

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15 days ago
Patrick added 13 new photos to album Under 10's training at the Barca Academy Haikou
24.11.2019 8 likes 0 comments 0 comments
Patrick commented on a blog post

Congratulations to Unclebob for hitting over 54,000 views on his blog post ... well done. :)

January 1st “The January man he goes around in woollen coat and boots of leather” (Christy Moore) Well no woolly coats and boots here but not an auspicious start to the New Year, I spent most of the day not far from the throne room again! January 2nd My u
11.10.2019 2 likes 3 comments 3 comments
Patrick added new event
The 3rd Sanya International Music Festival will be held in Sanya from December 31, 2019 to January 1, 2020 welcoming fans all over the world with its drums and electronic rhythms. The main stage area of the 3rd Sanya International Music Festival will undergo a comprehensive upgrading with Michael M…
31.12.2019 00:00
Sanya, Sanya, China
04.09.2019 3 likes 0 comments 0 comments
Patrick commented on a event

You can ask Huan to book on this page HERE

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking, award-winning musical CATS comes to Haikou as the tour continues, direct from its sell-out seasons at the London Palladium. Adapted from TS Eliot’s ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, this “groundbreaking musical” (Daily Express) comes together in a sparkli…
27.09.2019 00:00
Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center Oriental Grand Theatre, Haikou , China
From Patrick
30.08.2019 1 likes 1 comments 1 comments
Patrick added new event
The Chinese Yachting Association and Haikou Municipal People’s Government announced that a series of activities for the 2019 Annual Chinese Sailing Festival will be held in Haikou on November 11-24. After the successful 2018 Annual Chinese Sailing Festival, this is a follow-up activity themed “Sail…
11.11.2019 00:00
Haikou Harbour, Haikou, China
30.08.2019 1 likes 0 comments 0 comments
Patrick added new blog post

Its sweet potato season again here in Hainan and you’ll no doubt be seeing the qiaotou sweet potato everywhere for the next few months, from supermarkets to street markets to vendors roasting and selling them on the streets. This delicious little spud i
02.08.2019 1 likes 2 comments 2 comments
Patrick added 9 new photos to album Why the humble Hainan sweet potato deserves our respect
02.08.2019 0 likes 0 comments 0 comments
Patrick added new event
Hainan is in the transportation hub connecting Southeast Asia and East Asia, and has unique geographical advantages and resource advantages. At present, Hainan has vigorously promoted the construction of international tourist islands and ecological provinces by accelerating the construction of charg…
25.10.2019 09:00
Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center, Haikou, China
31.07.2019 4 likes 2 comments 2 comments
Patrick added new event
Alexandro Querevalú has captivated millions of fans with his breathtaking live performance of The Last of the Mohicans. Born in Peru, Alexandro comes from a culture deeply rooted in tradition. He is incredibly skilled at playing a variety of indigenous wind instruments such as the Quena, Quenacho, …
14.12.2019 19:30
Hainan Provincial Song and Dance Theatre, Haikou, China
18.07.2019 2 likes 0 comments 0 comments
Patrick added new video
15.07.2019 4 likes 0 comments 0 comments
My Restaurant
Chimac and Pub
Mission Hills Centreville
Haikou, Hainan
Phone: 0898-65521442
The Chimac is a bar & grill in Mission Hills Centreville Haikou, which can hold its own with the best. And the pricing is super reasonable. Scan the Qr code for the Wechat.
(4.8/5) based on 4 Reviews
4 persons recommended this
22.10.2018 · From Patrick
Old Beijing hot pot Wuzhishan City
Yi Jing Road, off Sanyuesan Ave
Wuzhishan, Hainan
As the name implies, it's a hot pot, Beijing style and perhaps one of the best eateries in wuzhishan City
(4/5) based on 1 Reviews
1 persons recommended this
09.10.2018 · From Patrick
Little India Haikou
Jing Hua Cheng, Yusha Rd
Haikou, Hainan 571100
Little India is perhaps the best known Indian restaurant in Haikou, I've been quite a few times and never been disappointed. The decor is nice, (the music can often be a little too loud though) and th…
(4.3/5) based on 3 Reviews
3 persons recommended this
09.09.2018 · From Patrick
Lian Li Zhi Seafood Restaurant Yengfeng Town Haikou
Yenfeng town
Haikou, Hainan
Yenfeng town is perhaps one of the most famous spots for seafood in Haikou and Lian Li Zhi is without a doubt one of the most popular restaurants in Yenfeng. Weekends, there is a steady stream of traf…
(4/5) based on 1 Reviews
1 persons recommended this
26.06.2018 · From Patrick