COFFEE GUIDE IN KEELUNG

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Taiwan as a small island surprises all the time. Everyone is telling about amazing food – I agree! However I want to talk about coffee because I found out taiwanese coffee scene very well developed.   Why am I writing about coffee? I used to own a cafe in Europe for several years so you can guess that I’m passionate … Read More

Eddie’s cafe Et Tiramisu

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Three or four years ago, the first time visited Eddie’s coffee, in the halfway, my classmate asked me suspiciously: “Is here the right area to have the coffee shop?! ” Walk into the café, took a bite on the mentioned Grilled black coffee and tiramisu, my classmate laughed and said: “Fortunately, we didn’t not skip it in the halfway, it’s … Read More

Keelung Weather: What Should You Do on a Rainy Day in Keelung?

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Keelung’s nickname is “The Rainy Port,” and it’s no secret that it rains frequently in the area. However, if you find yourself in this great city, don’t get down because of the weather; there are so many things you can do in Keelung on a rainy day. Before we start, grab your umbrella; Keelung weather is unpredictable after all! If … Read More

Eddie’s Café et Tiramisu

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Tucked away in the unlikeliest of places, Eddie’s Cafe is located where the old Chenggong Market used to stand before it moved to its new location. My mother used to take me shopping with her there and on Saturday evenings I attended art classes on the very same street, but I was never allowed to venture beyond its borders. Twenty … Read More

Watch the Harbor at a 2F Chung Cheng Road Spot: LOKA Café

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Being a Keelung “ke-á kid” when I was a child (Ke-á means “street” in Taiwanese, and Keelungers refer to it as the downtown area covering the Keelung Train Station, the Miaokou area, the  No. 31 Bridge, and the area surrounding the Tianliao River), I had no impression of Chung Cheng Road until the time when my mom and I found … Read More

Meander Around the Hillside and Meet “Shalom Café”

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Shalom Café is located on a small hillside called “Little Beitou” in Keelung. Little Beitou, according to chief of village Wen-An Mr. Lee, used to be a place for public departments, not houses, in the early days. As for the origin of the name, there is a saying that, no matter the terrain, the houses along the hillside in the … Read More

Market X Café: Mini Market Café, Way Cup Café

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Keelung is famous for its delicious local cuisine, but another thing you might want to know about the city is the growing café culture. It’s probably more far-spread than you had imagined! The habit of drinking coffee comes from the Japanese colonial period. It’s considered a fashion to have drinks at a café due to Western influences, and now it … Read More