1. Discovering Yokohama: Last Day Adventures in Japan

    Before returning to the Haneda Airport for a flight home, I visited Yokohama for the first time.

    The red brick facade of Aka-Renga Soko in Yokohama, Japan.
  2. Harry Potter Studio Tour in Tokyo, Japan

    Visiting the Yushukan Museum and the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Tokyo, Japan.

    A mannequin of Dumbledore from Harry Potter rests a hand on a wood desk.
  3. Pirate Ships and Black Eggs in Hakone, Japan

    From trains to pirate ships, I traveled to Hakone, Japan to eat black eggs in Owakudani.

    The volcanic valley of Owakudani with columns of steam.
  4. A Short Day at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Japan

    My short day at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Japan, shortened by heavy rain and thunder.

    Wide view of Eejanaika, a rollercoaster at Fuji-Q Highland, with two people walking in foreground
  5. Hiking Mount Takao in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan

    Traveling to and hiking Mount Takao, in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan.

  6. Back to Japan, Again

    Traveling back to Tokyo, Japan in 2023.

    Haneda Airport Terminal 3 sign
  7. Shimokitazawa and Leaving Japan

    For the final day in Japan, I visited Shimokiatazawa before returning to Akihabara to shop.

    A sign that says Shimokitazawa.
  8. Back to Shinjuku

    Five years later, I returned to Shinjuku to re-visit TOHO Cinemas and to have a drink at the Park Hyatt Tokyo's bar.

    Entrance to Shinjuku Station.
  9. Adventure to Kamakura

    On my third day back in Japan, I visited a seaside city called Kamakura.

    A wide view of Kamakura, Japan.
  10. Back to Shibuya

    I returned to Shibuya, a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.

    Cityscape of Shibuya in Tokyo, Japan.
  11. A Day in Akihabara

    My first full day back in Akihabara, in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo, Japan.

    Buildings in Akihabara.
  12. Back to Tokyo, Japan

    Traveling back to Tokyo, Japan in 2022.

    A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Chicago O'Hare.
  13. First Day in Bucharest

    My first full day in Bucharest, Romania. A day of goulash, walking and more walking.

    Landscape view of the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania.
  14. Traveling to Bucharest, Romania

    Getting into Bucharest, Romania.

    A Saudia Airlines 777 at the Heathrow Airport.
  15. Night Before Romania

    The night before my trip to Romania.

  16. First Day in Osaka, Japan

    Jacob Proffer's time in the area of Dōtonbori.

    A view of the canal in Osaka's Dōtonbori.
  17. Traveling to Osaka, Japan

    Back in Japan.

    A Japan Airlines Boeing 787-9 at the Narita airport.
  18. Notes Before a Second Trip to Japan

    The night before my 2019 trip to Japan.

  19. Climbing a Fjord in Norway

    Hiking up the Åkrafjorden.

    A view of a ferry near the shoreline of Tørvikbygd.
  20. Hiking in the Aurlandsdalen Valley

    First full day in Norway, exploring Tvindefossen, Aurlandsdalen and Nærøyfjord.

    A cabin near the waterfall called Tvindefossen.
  21. First Time in Bergen, Norway

    Traveling to Norway and exploring Bergen.

    Four men walking in Bergen, Norway.
  22. Night Before Norway

    The night before my trip to Norway.

    Distant mountains viewed from inside a car.
  23. Leaving Iceland

    Flying out of Iceland.

    Man standing next to a car in Iceland.
  24. A Lazy Day in Iceland

    Without a plan, Myles and I ventured around Iceland before visiting a movie theater.

    Mountain range near Blafjallavegur.
  25. Wet and Miserable in Iceland

    Myles and I decided to hike around Glymur in a rain storm.

    Hotsprings inside of the Reykjadalur valley.
  26. Hiking Around Skaftafell in Iceland

    After a long drive from Reykjavik, Myles and I hiked around Skaftafell.

    A panoramic view of a distant glacier near Skaftafell.
  27. Travel in the Northeast of Iceland

    Myles and I traveled to Þingvellir and Gullfoss in Iceland

    Panoramic view of distant hills from Þingvellir.
  28. A Well Planned Day in Iceland

    On the second day in Iceland, I traveled to Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss and visited the Black Beach.

    A man sitting atop a hill near Reynisfjara.
  29. Arriving in Iceland

    I flew into Keflavik Iceland and met up with my friend Myles before we traveled to Reykjavik together.

    A panoramic view of Grindavík from a hilltop.
  30. Night Before Iceland

    The night before my trip to Iceland.

    A man in a car in Iceland.
  31. Leaving Tokyo, Japan

    Leaving Tokyo, Japan.

    A view of the tarmac at the Narita airport.
  32. A Visit to Ikebukuro

    Jacob Proffer's time in Ikebukuro and Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan.

    Signage for maid cafes in an alley in Akihabara.
  33. A Full Day in Shibuya

    Jacob Proffer's time in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

    The Shibuya Crossing, a famous crosswalk.
  34. First Time in Akihabara

    Jacob Proffer's time in Akihabara.

    A drug store in Akihabara in Central Tokyo.
  35. A Day in Shinjuku

    Jacob Proffer's time in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

    City skyline of Shinjuku during sunrise.
  36. Traveling From Narita to Shinjuku

    Jacob Proffer's time in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

    A sign for Kabukicho in Shinjuku Station.
  37. Leaving the Narita Airport

    Immigration and the train ride to Tokyo, Japan.

    Coin lockers in Shinjuku Station.
  38. First Flight to Tokyo, Japan

    Getting to Tokyo, Japan.

    An American Airlines Boeing 787 aircraft.
  39. Night Before Japan

    The night before leaving for Tokyo, Japan.

    Woman with a rolling suitcase in the Narita airport.