While in Hong Kong, I hit what would be considered the city’s must-see sights and sampled some of the popular local eats.

I arrived in Hong Kong in the midst of record-breaking cold weather, but the warmth of the people made up for the bone-chilling temps!

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.

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

So much to see in beautiful Kyoto! Here are several photos from my first day out-n-about.