GaBee Coffee Taipei Songshan

Taipei Cafes: GaBee Coffee

A review of the independent cafe, GaBee, in Songshan District in Taipei.  Notes are by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. Descriptions are equal parts coffee and remote-work suitability. Most photos are shot with a second-hand Fujifilm X100. Cafe Overview: Do a search for “Taipei coffee” and inevitably GaBee, will inevitably pop up. Until the recent coffee boom in the Songshan area, GaBee’s location seemed a bit out of the way, close to Songshan Airport and away from the commercial centres of Zhongxiao Dunhua, Ximen, the universities, or Taipei City Hall. Now, former Taiwan’s Barista Champion, Van Lin’s establishment boasts…

Woolloomooloo Piccolo Latte

Taipei Cafes: Woolloomooloo (Fujin)

A review of independent coffee roaster, Woolloomooloo (Fujin Branch) in Songshan District, Taipei. Notes are by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. Descriptions are equal parts coffee and remote-work suitability. Most photos are shot with a second-hand Fujifilm X100. Cafe Overview: Woolloomooloo shares a leafy street with a handful of upscale restaurants and lounges about 10-minutes walk from Songshan Airport in Taipei’s city centre. The entrance is perched above a small flight of stairs camoflaged as a small gallery, office, or even residence. One has to look for white letters discretely printed on the glass doors. Inside, it seems as…