Sure, most people come to Sanya for the sea and the water sports but not TPOL. I came to drink by night and sleep on the beach by day. Unlike the rest of mainland China, there is last call in Sanya. And it comes surprisingly early. By 3AM everyone's gotta go home or head to the beach.
Mike Lindell, the inventor and CEO of My Pillow, is a former drug addict with a fascinating story. He makes my autobiography look like a Disney movie. Before getting clean once and for all, he had one more alcohol, cocaine, and crack blowout party. 'Like Mike', I needed one more binge in Bangkok before saying goodbye to a city that swallows people whole and never spits them out.
Nothing is better than going to a city for the first time. This is especially true if that new city happens to be in China. From Shanghai to Shenzhen, each city in China is different. The one constant is how easy it is to make Chinese friends by going out for a night on the town.