The Vegan Foodie’s Guide to Keelung: Restaurant, Night Market & Convenience Store

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Vegan foods in Keelung, Taiwan Located just about an hour away from Taipei, Keelung is a major port city (Taiwan’s second largest seaport actually!) and is nicknamed “The Rainy Port.” There is a rich history to be explored and plenty of breathtaking views in Keelung, making it the perfect addition to your Taiwan travel itinerary. You may be wondering, though, … Read More

Keelung Food: Being a happy vegetarian eating in Keelung

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Vegetarians: Taiwan is your country!   Before coming here I never would have guessed the abundance of vegetarian restaurants on this island. But thanks to Buddhist and Taoist teachings of non-violence and compassion, we have plenty to choose from. Interesting fact: most of these restaurants don’t use the ingredients onion and garlic because they can cause physical excitement and would, … Read More

First Impressions Of Keelung By An Italian

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Busy and crowded streets, cafés and bakeries everywhere … a month ago, when I first arrived in Keelung (also known as Jilong), I never expected to find this. Because of the poor images found on the internet and lacklustre comments about the town from some Taiwanese friends, I had a completely different expectation from the reality. Once I got here, … Read More