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Beat The Heat: 5 Spots to Cool Off In Taipei

The weather during summer in Taiwan has been my biggest complaint ever since I moved back from the golden state California where the weather is always nice and beautiful.

The temperature in Taipei has been hitting 34, 35 degree celsius during daytime for several weeks already and it literally feels like we're all living in a giant sauna. The minute, no, the second I step out of my house, I'd start sweating. I'm pretty sure some of you sweat like crazy just standing there doing nothing. So, this is exactly what this particular blog post is for, I'm going to quickly talk about 5 places I visited that offer some cool and icy treats to beat the heat!

1. Juice*8 (closed permanently)

I call it the Taipei version of Jamba juice. However, the juices here are so much healthier than Jamba juice because all juices/smoothies are made from fresh fruits and veggies. You also have the option of having it ice-blended or off-ice. They also have fruit popsicles!

What's in the picture? Immunizer 藍莓免疫 (NT$95) // Friend ordered the Tropical Lover 百香果情人 (NT$95)

Address: (大安區敦化南路一段169巷8號B室) Tel: 02 2751 0090

2. 小確幸紅茶牛奶合作社 at Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Famous for their black milk tea, which you can choose how much milk you want in your black tea (little, medium, or alot), and their hipster artsy looking logo. Besides the black milk tea, this place also serves 3 different grilled cheese sandwiches and apple tart.

What's in the picture? Black Tea 小確幸紅茶 (NT$50) // Friend ordered the Black Milk Tea 小濃紅茶牛奶 (NT$60)

Address: No. 1, Section 1, Ba De Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市中正區八德路一段一號) Tel: 02 3322 1612 Rating: 2.5/5