‘Going on an Expotition?’ said Pooh eagerly. ‘I don’t think I’ve ever been on one of those. Where are we going to on this Expotition?’ ‘Expedition, silly old Bear. It’s got an “x” in it.’ ‘Oh!’ said Pooh. ‘I know.’ But he didn’t really. ‘We’re going to discover the North Pole.’ ‘Oh!’ said Pooh again. … Continue reading expotitions

Back and safe and sound!

GUYS. It's been so long. So long since I picked up the pen (keyboard, but whatever) and penned a post. To be honest, I didn't know what to say. I actually don't even know what I'm going to say, but, here goes nothing! XD I probably lost the opportunity to make a million bucks as … Continue reading Back and safe and sound!


One of the things I love about living here in Laos is the friends I've made here, both foreigners and Lao. In my first few weeks of being here, I noticed an American girl with waist-length red hair come in a couple of times (okay so I didn't know she was American at the time, … Continue reading Villaging!

Life in Laos

Since my Canadian adventures I've moved to Laos for several months to teach English. You can follow me on Instagram at @jessletchford94 for more pictures but here's a snapshot of my daily life - the things I see, touch, and walk past. Enjoy! I ate the right hand noodle stir-fry and man was it tasty. … Continue reading Life in Laos

I’m on top of the world…* (WHISTLER!)

this pic was for a family joke but let's pretend I knew the cloud was coming out of my ear. Guys. the Whistler mountains blew me away. I took a lift up Whistler Mountain and from there took the open sky lift (stay tuned for more of that later) up to one of the peaks … Continue reading I’m on top of the world…* (WHISTLER!)