Have you heard of the container transportation history in Taiwan?

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What is a container? Container transportation is an industry that seems far away from ordinary people. But if you think about it, a container ship in a port, a container truck running on the highway, or a container standing in the suburbs are not that far away from our daily life. So, what exactly is a container? How does it … Read More

Keelung Tower: The Gateway of Keelung

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First-time visitors of Keelung are usually aware of 2 things: 1) the city has a big port, and 2) there are many hills that surround said port. Beyond this, however, the city still remains a mystery, and knowing where to start isn’t exactly obvious. Fortunately for me, Keelung Tower was my first destination.   Standing as a beacon in the … Read More

Keelung Port: A Relaxing Stroll Along The Dock

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Keelung port is undoubtedly the heart of Keelung. In summer, when it’s less hot in the evening or after dinner, you can take a walk along Maritime Plaza and enjoy the boats, the colours, and the lights on the water. It changes every few seconds, like a sort of disco for … Read More

Keelung Port and visiting the iconic Keelung sign

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When learning that there were white Hollywood-style letters on a hill overlooking the Keelung Port, my first thought was “that’s silly.” But then I thought immediately – I want to visit those letters! The “Keelung” sign is one of the city’s major landmarks. The history of the sign is somewhat of a mystery, but locals say it was built in 2006. … Read More