Jeremy Hainsworth

For Jeremy Hainsworth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Find thrills amid spectacular scenery in New Zealand

Mar 19, 2016

Find thrills amid spectacular scenery in New Zealand

For travelers wanting to take in the mind-bogglingly stunning scenery of New Zealand’s South Island while getting a high-octane shot of adrenaline, Queenstown and the surrounding Fiordland area are bucket-list must-dos. Queenstown is not only an adventure tourism capital, but it’s also home to ...

Taking one of the world's longest train rides

Aug 29, 2015

Taking one of the world's longest train rides

It was the realization of a dream from a childhood obsessed with trains: taking one of the world’s longest train rides, on the Trans Mongolian Express and Trans Siberian Railway. The trip went from Beijing, China, via Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and across Russia to Moscow ...

Manaus: adventurers' gateway to the Amazon

May 3, 2014

Manaus: adventurers' gateway to the Amazon

The Amazon guide raised his hand in the steaming forest and looked at me at the end of a line of six hikers. “Do you want a machete, Jeremy?” said the guide, Shane Zammette. “Jaguars always attack from the rear.” I spent the next ...