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A Community Guide
favorite spots plus
commentary on life in the
port city of Taiwan
all SOLD OUT!
to popular demand
on a new edition.
to send an email and
name to the reserve list.
About the guide
Order by E-mail
Cover Design: Kasaya Okamoto
Japan School in Kaohsiung (3rd Grade)
pages of practical information for
residents and visitors to Kaohsiung, Taiwan
index for easy reference
& Mandarin address listings
to help you get where you want to go
on recommendations from the
international community and guidance
from Taiwanese friends and neighbors
Kaohsiung. A Community Link
gives updates and expanded views
AROUND KAOHSIUNG Street Smart,
WHAT’S HAPPENING Organizations, 1999
CULTURAL CONNECTIONS Tea Houses, Museums &
Galleries, Antiques & Collectibles, The
Market Place, Temples
EDUCATION Pre-School, Primary ~
High School, Universities &
Colleges, Continuing Ed, Teaching English, Libraries
& Book Stores, Media
HEALTH CARE Emergencies, Treatment
Centers & Services,
Hospitals & Clinics, Dental Care, Veterinarians
HOTELS & CLUBS including Fitness
HOME SWEET HOME Kaohsiung City &
Moving Companies, Furniture, Household Help, Home
Office, Public Utilities
INTERNATIONAL BANKS including Local Lottery
LEISURE ENTERTAINMENT Movies, Videos, Cable
LEISURE SPORTS Swimming, Golf,
POSTAL SERVICE & EXPRESS MAIL
"R&R" Restaurants, Coffee Houses,
Fast Foods, Nightlife
SHOPPING Import Stores & Providers,
Department Stores, Specialty Shops, Souvenirs,
Art & Craft Supplies
SMALL WORLD Local Amusements, Shopping
for Kids, Theme Parks
TRAINS-BOATS-PLANES & MORE "Rules
of the Road",
Travel Agencies, Bus Routes and Train Schedules and
TOURING Local Landmarks, Countryside
HOT SPOTS Foreign Affairs Police, Representative
Counseling & Support Groups
TYPHOON TIPS and the READING
DOES NOT ENDORSE OR PROMOTE PRODUCTS,
SERVICES. ALL INFORMATION IS SHARED
INFORM THE COMMUNITY
OF OPTIONS THAT ARE AVAILABLE.
WE REGRET ANY
OMISSIONS. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY
Kaohsiung’ contains an amazing
amount of hard-to-find information about
our city. This book is a real treasure… everyone
should buy two, and pass one on to a friend!”
Steve Tredrea, Kaohsiung
"I say congratulations on
having compiled a
guide that I feel proud to give to friends
and visitors, and that I keep on my desk right
next to my unabridged dictionary"
Beth Fowler, Kaohsiung
"Too bad your web page wasn't
available when I hit Taiwan in '96.
Sure would have made life a lot easier."
Debra Henry, San Diego CA
"The Around Kaohsiung web site was
a pleasant discovery of hard to find
John Conklin, State College PA
I'm not familiar with Kaohsiung at all.
Your web site is definitely a
good resource for my future trip.
Kate Tsou, Taipei ROC
"Around Kaohsiung provides addresses in Mandarin.
It is a big step in helping people get where they
go, especially during times of stress or emergency”.
Dr. Daniel Ho, Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung. A Community Link