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The History Of Thao Dien

Thao Dien has a deeper history than what you think. Ich Phu was the old name of the expat-packed neighborhood, given by the French circa 1850s before it was officially renamed as Thao Dien in 1997.

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Pho24

Bringing our family’s secret pho recipe, comprising 24 special ingredients, to the people of Vietnam.

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Trevor Long

Have You Seen… Trevor Long? Owner of Saigon Motorcycles and all round top bloke talks to Thao Dien Life.

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Thao Dien Service Providers For Every Situation

What do you do when your motorbike breaks? Who do you call in case of an emergency? Whether you’re new to the neighborhood or you’ve lived here for years, finding the best help can seem impossible at times. We’ve put together a list of Thao Dien service providers to call in a pinch.

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13 Spots To Visit Around Thao Dien If You Love Nature

It can be difficult to find spots to visit for those who live in a city and love nature. Luckily for you, there are plenty of Thao Dien nature spots to visit. From cafes to parks to staycation retreats, here is the list of Thao Dien nature spots you’ve been looking for.

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Lyn Heard

Have You Seen… Lyn Heard? This inspirational woman who created the Premier Scholar Athletes program talks to Thao Dien Life.

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International Secondary Schools in Thao Dien

Finding the right school for your child can be a challenge in any country. Fortunately, Ho Chi Minh City has an impressive collection of international schools, and because of the large expat community, you’ll find most of them in Thao Dien. To help make your search easier, we’ve compiled a list of top international secondary schools in Thao Dien.

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Lien Pham

Have You Seen… Lien Pham? Owner of Hem Chill Seoul Street and Bo To Tay Ninh in Thao Dien tals to Thao Dien Life.

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Lang Thang And The Performing Arts Scene In Thao Dien

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Lang Thang means to wander, roam, or ramble, often viewed as a frivolous endeavor. Yet, given the proper environment, wandering is a well worthwhile pursuit. And Lang Thang in Thao Dien is just that.

Lang Thang is a creative space founded by three friends with a passion for performance, art, and culture. Besides hosting and curating events, it’s home to the Wintercearig Project and Dragonfly Theatre Education.

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Best Places to Exercise in Thao Dien for Free

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your mental and physical well-being. Thankfully, Thao Dien is home to lots of opportunities to improve your fitness levels. This includes gyms, yoga studios, kickboxing, pilates, and even CrossFit. Yet, many people are also interested in where and how they can exercise in Thao Dien for free. We’ve done the research, and here are the best places to exercise in Thao Dien for Free!

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Kids Activities in Thao Dien – 18 Fun Things to Do

Children need fun activities outside of school to keep them busy and develop physical, emotional, and social skills. But finding something to do in a city as busy as Saigon can seem like an impossible task. Luckily, Thao Dien promises tons of adventures. Here’s the ultimate list of fun things and kids activities to do in and around Thao Dien.

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6 Good Reasons To Live in Thao Dien

Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, has grown into the economic and cultural epicenter of Vietnam. It’s fast-paced, chaotic, and vast. And, compared to Hanoi, moderately young.

The ever-evolving cityscape lacks distinct neighborhoods, and finding Saigon’s charm can prove allusive. Instead, you’ll find a sea of similar buildings infused with quaint alcoves and trendy alleys. One area melts into the next, and there’s a persistent rumble of 4-stroke engines and construction (and, sometimes, roosters). On the other hand, there’s Thao Dien.

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Vietnamese Street Food in Thao Dien

This blog will form part of a series on this topic to provide a fair spread of the Vietnamese street food in Thao Dien and involve all the amazing stallholders. So watch this space for additions and updates.

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UnionJacks

Union Jack’s is the quintessential British Fish & Chips restaurant in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Join Jack’s Fish & Chip Union!

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EEC

European Eye Center – Providing the best, top quality, western standard eye care in Vietnam.

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GS25

Korea’s leading Convenience store Brand “GS25”

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Kitchen

A NOT FOR PROFIT RESTAURANT All Profits Go To Children’s Charities In Vietnam.

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Vietnamese Street Food in Thao Dien

This blog will form part of a series on this topic to provide a fair spread of the Vietnamese street food in Thao Dien and involve all the amazing stallholders. So watch this space for additions and updates.

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fish and chips

UnionJacks

Union Jack’s is the quintessential British Fish & Chips restaurant in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Join Jack’s Fish & Chip Union!

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HYS-Lyn-heard-thao dien life feat | Feature | Lyn Heart

Lyn Heard

Have You Seen… Lyn Heard? This inspirational woman who created the Premier Scholar Athletes program talks to Thao Dien Life.

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Trevor Long

Have You Seen… Trevor Long? Owner of Saigon Motorcycles and all round top bloke talks to Thao Dien Life.

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eec-hero | Feature | European Eye Center

EEC

European Eye Center – Providing the best, top quality, western standard eye care in Vietnam.

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Pho24

Bringing our family’s secret pho recipe, comprising 24 special ingredients, to the people of Vietnam.

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Group-of-school-kids-running_header | Feature | International Secondary Schools in Thao Dien

International Secondary Schools in Thao Dien

Finding the right school for your child can be a challenge in any country. Fortunately, Ho Chi Minh City has an impressive collection of international schools, and because of the large expat community, you’ll find most of them in Thao Dien. To help make your search easier, we’ve compiled a list of top international secondary schools in Thao Dien.

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GS25

Korea’s leading Convenience store Brand “GS25”

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