I read somewhere that Taipei is the kind of city that people love to leave – not because there’s anything wrong with it (it’s a fantastic place to live and explore) – but because it’s so well-connected to wonderful places all over the north of Taiwan. Hell, if you get up early enough you could even do a day trip to the south of the island thanks to the High Speed Rail.

Whilst I’m sure I’ll eventually get around to writing blogs on some of the most popular day-trips to the likes of Jiufen, Shifen, Wulai and Yamingshan National Park, this blog will focus on one of the lesser-taken options – a day (or half day) trip to Keelung. Read More