Working Remotely in Keelung: Hidden Spots Away from City Life

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Hidden Spots in Keelung Ever found yourself caught up by work on your travels? Some of the digital nomads among us might relate to the feeling of work taking away your ability to enjoy your destination. However, work and sightseeing do not have to be mutually exclusive: rather, Keelung has many beautiful spots to get work done. Today, I’ll guide … Read More

Keelung’s Mountain and Sea: Several Stops to a Scenic Spot

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As tourists, it’s easy to get caught up running from one attraction to another, barely processing what’s happening around us. But today, we’re going to take a slow and quiet stroll, retracing the steps of the industrial miners up the mountains of Keelung. I hope this article can provide some guidance for smaller attractions and stops in Keelung that you … Read More

Coffee Shop Guide in Keelung

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Everyone talks about the tasty food in Taiwan, and how could they not! But I’d like to talk about its forgotten brother: Coffee. In this article I will tell you all about the up and coming Taiwanese coffee shop scene, so buckle up! Why am I writing about coffee? I used to own a cafe in Europe for several years … Read More

Keelung rainy day: what should you do?

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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 on a Keelung rainy day. Before we start, grab your umbrella; Keelung weather is unpredictable after all! If you … 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

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

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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

2 of the 25 best cafés in Keelung: “Shalom Café” and “Eddie’s Café et Tiramisu”

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Cafés in Keelung Keelung, located in the northeast part of Taiwan, is a beautiful port city that is becoming more popular among tourists. Keelung has many attractions, such as the night market, Zhongzheng Park, and the Keelung Islet. However, a trip to Keelung would not be complete without experiencing its unique cafe culture. Eddie’s Cafe and Shalom Cafe are two … Read More

Ruth C Coffee In Keelung: A Hidden Alley Gem

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Keelung’s Alley Shops A mindless stroll along Keelung’s many traditional alleys will give you a completely free and authentic glimpse into a Keelungers’ life. Despite the age-stained walls, take a chance on some side roads off the beaten path and follow your intuition (and your nose!). It’s here in these alleyways and hidden crevices of the city that true Keelung … Read More