Born and bred on the not-so-mean streets of rural North Yorkshire in the UK. Thomas’s interest in Vietnam was piqued during a Graham Greene module at University, where he studied his classic novel, The Quiet American. He came wanting to find out what makes modern Vietnam tick, and stayed for the life-giving energy that Saigon brings every day. You can follow him on Twitter at @tbarrettwrites
An impressive new celebrity wax museum has recently opened in Ho Chi Minh City, offering a Vietnamese slant on London’s famous Madame Tussauds.
Street food, controversy and a road called Nguyen Van Chiem.
Breaking records, one harrowing step at a time.
The custom guitar maker.
From Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix to Joni Mitchell, the guitar has long been the musical instrument of choice for a wannabe Bohemian.