From summer of 2013 to 2015, I was a Shansi Fellow from Oberlin College living in Machida, Tokyo and traveling throughout Asia!
Check out the Shansi page here. While my cohort are now finished with our fellowships, younger fellows have taken our places in Japan, China, India, and Indonesia:
Here are blogs of my former co-fellows:
Julie Gaynes in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Xenna Goh in Taigu, China
Lissette Lorenz, also in Machida, Japan!
Stephanie Mora in Madurai, India.
Karl Orozco in Banda Aceh, Indonesia