There are more than 100 Buddhist temples on Japan’s sacred Mount Koya, and more than 50 of them offer accommodation.

I never get tired of torii — especially the famous “floating” gate next to Japan’s Miyajima Island.

There’s just one place that could make me feel less wistful about leaving Australia, and that’s Tokyo, Japan. And the Tokyo, Japan hotel room.

I’ve had a lot of fun buying popular skin care products in other countries. Here are some beauty finds that won’t break the bank.

There’s so much to see in Kyoto, and much of it involves a 20-60 minute bus or train ride. Today, I visited the Arishimaya area and the stunning bamboo forest.

If you have time to do just one thing while visiting Kyoto, the Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine is a must, with more than 10,000 blazing red torii gates.

More shrines and temples from beautiful Kyoto. Plus, my fortune is revealed!