Barbara Adam


Barbara Adam is a former Australian political correspondent who dropped out of the rat race in 2007 seeking a happier life. Since then she has taught English in Vietnam, worked newspaper night shifts in Ho Chi Minh City, washed elephants, watched sunsets, met a very handsome man and had a beautiful baby. Barbara and her little family are now in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, soon to head off on a crazy cycling adventure in Europe.

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