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Revolver Bar

09-04-2015

Address - 中正區羅斯福路一段1-2號.  No.1-2, Sec. 1, Roosevelt Rd, Jhongjheng Dist, Taipei City.Open Time - MON-FRI: 11:00-03:00/04:00 SAT: 11:00-05:00/06:00 SUN 11:00-3:00Revolver is currently one of the most popular bars in Taipei.  This is down to it's cheap booze that is…

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Lucky Book store

31-03-2015

Address - Heping East Road, Section 1, no.182-183, 2nd floor.Phone - 0283695556-8The missus told me about, and bought me books from this shop ages ago when I first arrived in Taiwan and was mad keen about learning…

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Chinese Medicine Doctor. Great Acupuncture

28-03-2015

Address - Heping West Road, Section 1, Number 3.  (In front of Nanchang park - Close to Guting MRT) Phone - (02)2367886This Chinese medince clinic is excellent.  Anyone who knows me, will know that I have been having…

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Erlend Øye Taipei Gig

20-03-2015

Erlend Øye, 1 part of the great band Kings of Convenience will be playing in Taipei in March.  Like I advised in the past, if you like going to gigs do make sure you check out the…

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Market O Brownies

19-03-2015

The missus has been buying these brownies ever since I came to Taiwan.  They taste good for being relatively cheap 79NT for 4 brownies which is a special offer at Carrefour.  I just got informed that…

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Good Tea

18-03-2015

These are the two green teas I often drink in Taiwan when I am at home, and I think they are both brilliant. They are green teas from different parts of Taiwan (I assume going…

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Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above

17-03-2015

I highly recommend this documentary movie.  It is very similar to the BBC series Planet Earth.  It shows all the beauty of Taiwan.  The over crowded cities, the beautiful countryside, and the amazing mountain areas. I…

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Taroko Sports (Batting Cages)

16-03-2015

新北市新莊區中正路621號.  621, Zhongzhen Road, Xinchuang District, New Taipei City. (This is the one we went to.)Phone - (02) 2908-0621Website - Taroko Sports website click hereIt took us a little while to find the building with the batting…

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Go Go Rise Gigs

15-03-2015

Go Go Rise are a great up and coming Taiwanese band.  I like them a lot, they might all ready be big in the indie/underground music scene here, but as I don't have loads of…

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Taiwan Gig Guide

14-03-2015

This is the best place online to check out what gigs are going on in Taipei and Taiwan.  Its always up to date, and has English and Chinese.  Look at the top right when you…

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MMA and Brazillian Jiu Jitsu

13-03-2015

Address: 170 Roosevelt Road (near Gongguan MRT Station) Website: www.wu-ja.comAs I was strolling around Gongguan I walked past a window with blokes bashing each others heads in.  The place looked great fun so I thought I…

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Whose Books (second hand books)

12-03-2015

Address: Roosevelt Road, Section 3, no.308-1, 2nd floor, Taipei City (there is also another shop close to Shilin MRT Station.)  台北市羅斯福路三段308-1號2樓Phone: 02 2363 2168This is by and far the best second hand book shop I have…

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Second Round Cinema

11-03-2015

Address: Tonghua Street, Lane 24, Number 1 (Xinye Anhe Station.)Price: 130NT (150NT on Saturdays) The Second Round Cinema is an old movie theatre where you can watch every movie they are showing during that day if…

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Music Venue - The Wall (Gongguan)

10-03-2015

Address: Roosevelt Road Section 4 #200 B-1Opening Hours: TUE-SAT: 15:00-23:00Phone: 0229300162Website: http://www.thewall.com.tw/The wall in Gongguan is one of the best indie music venues in Taipei City.  They have all types of bands playing at the venue, from international indie…

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Looking for an Apartment in Taipei

09-03-2015

Looking for an apartment in Taipei is a tough job.  It requires skills of persistence and determination.  There are many obstacles to over come by being a foreigner.  First of all if you don't speak…

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