Molly's Journey to the West

Hitsujiya Cafe. My workplace. Hello friends, As I type, I am comfy-cozy in my tatami floor futon. It’s been rather nippy, so I have my room heater on (or as my...

Azumino (the view from my window) Howdy friends, I hope you all have recovered after Saint Patrick’s day. I spied on some of your Facebook statuses and it sounds like lots...

I found Fuji-san! So, where was I? Oh, yes, I was talking about Oshima. So, we drove around and found ourselves back at the guesthouse. There were some new guests there,...

Hello friends, my goal today is to get up to date on my blog. I have been trying to catch up and now I am so close! So, here I go!...

Hello with a Japanese peace sign! This is me in the Tsukigi Fish Market. As I type, I am staying in an old fashioned Japanese household. I am sitting on a cushion upon...

Lugu Lake – The land of the Mosuo People The reason Colleen and I were heading towards Lugu is because Colleen’s Fulbright research is about the Mosuo people. She is studying...

Hello friends, I made it all the way from Kunming to Tokyo in one piece! I’ve been in Tokyo for 3 days and now I am traveling with a very nice...

Alrighty, here is the second installment of my hike at Tiger Leaping Gorge. Colleen and I had decided the day before to take an extra day on the gorge. So, we...

Hello friends, I just said goodbye to my twin sista this morning. She is a very exceptional individual who is apart of an organization called The Fulbright. Pretty much, it means...

Hello all! Colleen and I were without internet for 2 weeks, which is why you have not heard from me. We travelled all around Northeastern Yunnan (and even a bit of...