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SHUNSUKE IWAIさん: SIW
ハンドル名SHUNSUKE IWAI さん
ブログタイトルSIW
ブログURLhttp://shunsukeiwai.blogspot.com/
サイト紹介文WELCOME ABOARD.
自由文Creative Director. Singer. Hotel maniac. Airplane geek. Frequent flyer. Not a pilot, yet.
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SHUNSUKE IWAI さんのブログ記事

  • A BEHEMOTH
  • An afternoon at LAX. Waiting for the Hertz Shuttle.LAXでの午後。ハーツのシャトルを待つ。Today, I could get a QX80, Infiniti's massive full-size behemoth, with Utah license plates. Thank you, Hertz.今日もらったのは、ユタのプレートをつけたインフィニティの巨大なフルサイズ、QX80。ありがとう、ハーツ。Watch you head, whenever you are in this lot.このパーキングでは常に頭上注意。 [続きを読む]
  • FRESNO, CA PART3
  • Spotting Art Deco buildings is also fun. This is ex-Gottschalks department store. Gottschalks, founded in 1904, went bankrupt in 2009.アール・デコな建築を見つけるのも楽しい。これは元ガチャーク・デパート。1904年に創業されたガチャークは2009年に破産した。The L.C. Wesley Super Garage built in 1931. A building with a memory of automobile's glorious days.1931年に作られたL.C. ウエズリー・スーパーガレージ [続きを読む]
  • FRESNO, CA PART2
  • Continued to explore architecture in downtown Fresno. This is the San Joaquin Light and Power Corporation Building built in 1923.
    It recently underwent a renovation and now has ballrooms for business and private events.フレズノダウンタウンの建築
    ツアーを続ける。これは1923年に建てられたサンホアキン電力会社ビル。最近リノベされ、館内に
    はビジネスやプライベートのイベントに使えるボールルームが用意された [続きを読む]
  • FRESNO, CA PART1
  • I suddenly had the notion of going to a completely non-touristy place. So I drove a Chrysler 300 to Fresno, California.突然、観光っぽさがまったく無い場所に行きたくなったので、クライスラー300を飛ばして、カリフォルニア州フレズノに向かった。After a long drive, I arrived at downtown Fresno and found myself filled with joy as I discovered this sleepy city has tons of architectural gems. I started my se [続きを読む]
  • MORNING ARRIVAL AT LAX
  • Descending to LAX watching an eye candy only for passengers on the port side.ポートサイドの乗客だけが楽しめるアイキャンディーを見ながらLAXヘディセンド。Good morning, DTLA.おはよう、DTLA。After arriving at TBIT, I walked to T3 and started bird-watching at Delta Sly Club as always.TBITに到着後、T3まで歩いて、いつもの通りデルタ スカイクラブでバードウォッチングを始める。Following two Korean super heav [続きを読む]
  • TWILIGHT TAKEOFF
  • Flying to LAX on Delta's brand-new A330. This bird was delivered in January 2017 and is one of ten 242-ton MTOW (Maximum Take
    -Off Weight) version A330-300s which Delta, the launch customer/operator of the model, has got.2017年の1月にデリバーされ
    たデルタの真新しいA330でLAXへ飛ぶ。この機はデルタが受領した10機の最大離陸重量(MTOW)242トン
    型A330-300のうちの1機で、デルタはこのモデルのローンチカスタマー [続きを読む]
  • RJTT AKA HND 2PM
  • Just another peaceful afternoon with wings, the sky, and the tarmac. The A330 I will get onboard is coming down to the ground from
    the south toward RWY 34L today.いつもの通り、翼と、空と、ターマックがある穏やかな午後。僕がこれ
    から乗るA330は、今日はランウェイ34Lに向かって南から降りてくる。 [続きを読む]
  • A FORMER RAINBOW SEVEN
  • Flying back to Haneda from Itami. Today's bird is an ex-JAS "Rainbow Seven" delivered in 1997 (Does anyone remember
    its three-class cabin with Super Seat and Rainbow Seat?). She has been a hard worker on domestic routes which require more freque
    nt take-offs and landings. JAL B777-200 ITM-HND. The 708th flight in my lifetime.伊丹から羽田に戻る。今日の機体は
    、1997年にデリバーされた元JASのレインボー [続きを読む]
  • FROM DOUTONBORI TO MISONO BUILDING
  • Walked through the signage jungles of Doutonbori toward Ura-Namba area which is becoming the talk of the town in South Osaka these
    days. Then sneaked into the Misono Building―an entertainment complex since the 1950s with a hotel, party/event spaces, bars, ea
    teries, and more. This building is called "The dungeon of South Osaka" as a symbol of Osaka's subculture and underg
    round culture, and filled [続きを読む]
  • THE ST. REGIS OSAKA (2)
  • One night at my home in Osaka. I stayed with a large Remowa and was impressed with their bell staff whose baggage handling upon my
    departure was amazingly well-choreographed and almost like an art form.大阪の「我が家」での一夜。大きめのリモ
    ワを持ち込んだのだが、チェックアウトの際のベルスタッフによる荷物のハンドリングは、ほと
    んど芸術的と言えるほど見事だった。Breakfast table. Good morning, Osaka.朝 [続きを読む]
  • I'M NOT FLYING BACK TO HANEDA TODAY
  • Today, I'm flying back to Japan from Gimpo. But I'm going to KIX instead of Haneda. The plane is the same as the one use
    d for my inbound flight from Haneda―the 777-200 with the Kosmo Sleeper seats.今日は金浦から日本へ戻るが、羽田で
    はなくKIXヘ飛ぶ。機材は往きに羽田から乗ったものとまったく同じ。つまり、コスモスリーパー
    シートを積んだ777-200。Leaving Gimpo watching two Korean BBJ(Boeing Business Jet) [続きを読む]
  • SEOCHON
  • Strolled around Seochon, literally meaning West Village because it is located west of Gyeongbokgung Palace, making a stop at one o
    f its cafes then having a bowl of cold noodle for lunch in the alley filled with restaurants.景福宮の西にあるので西村
    と呼ばれているエリアをぶらぶら。カフェに寄ってから、飲食店が立ち並ぶ横丁で冷麺ランチ。 [続きを読む]
  • GWANGMYEONG TO SEOUL
  • Hopped on a KTX train to go back to Seoul at Gwangmyeong Station. This station has a gigantic structure which is almost like the one for CRH stations in China.光明駅でKTXに乗り、ソウルへ戻る。この駅は中国のCRHの駅のような、巨大なストラクチャーを持っている。Golden hour around Yeouido. Soon arriving at Seoul Station. It was a short 15-minute ride.汝矣島のマジックアワー。まもなくソウル駅に到着する。1 [続きを読む]
  • ANYANG ART PARK PART2
  • I kept exploring the woods. "House of Lights" by German artists Wolfgang Winter and Berthold Hörbelt is a pavilion made out of German beer crates. Definitely Instagram-worthy.林の中の探検を続ける。これはドイツ人アーティストのヴォルフガング・ヴィンター氏&べルトルト・ホルベルト氏によるドイツビールのケースを使った小屋「ハウス・オブ・ライツ」。実にインスタ向き。MVRDV's viewing tower "Anyang Peak".MV [続きを読む]
  • ANYANG ART PARK PART1
  • Went on a day trip to Anyang Art Park taking a Korail train from downtown Seoul.ソウルのダウンタウンからKORAILの電
    車に乗って、安養芸術公園へ日帰りの旅に出かける。At Anyang Art Park in Anyang, a city located to the south o
    f Seoul, you can find many public artworks and architecture projects while strolling around the woods. This is Kengo Kuma's &
    quot;Paper Snake", an origami-inspired resting shelter.ソウ [続きを読む]
  • LE MÉRIDIEN SEOUL PART3
  • A top notch lounge, a large swimming pool, and excellent service by the hotel staff are not the only ways to compensate for out-of
    -date rooms at Le Méridien Seoul. They offer hotel guests free admission to M Contemporary, a modern art gallery & art center loc
    ated at the foot of the hotel. Bringing creativity into the hotel might be a better idea than just trying to be hip and cool.こ
    こル・メリデ [続きを読む]
  • LE MÉRIDIEN SEOUL PART2
  • I couldn't give thumbs-up to the room but hotel's Club Lounge and hospitality of the people working there were outstandi
    ng. The lounge was so comfy that I kept coming back for breakfast, afternoon breaks, and after-dinner coffee. And it comes with a
    big bonus ―a rooftop balcony where you can enjoy a Gangnam-style night view.部屋はあまりパッとしないが、クラブ
    ラウンジと、そこで迎えてくれるスタッフ [続きを読む]
  • LE MÉRIDIEN SEOUL PART1
  • Checked into the latest Starwood property in Seoul. This hotel originally opened as the Ritz Carlton in 1995 and became Le Méridien after a hasty 8-month renovation in 2017. So it's not technically a new hotel. Their lobby and rooms got a face-lift, but the basic structure of room floors is built on standards for Korean luxury hotels in the 90s. Therefore the room has a low ceiling and its bathro [続きを読む]
  • PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
  • Flying to Gimpo on my regular seat 1A. Again, I could get 772's first class cabin all to myself.いつものシート、1Aで金浦へ飛ぶ。またしても772のファーストのキャビンを独り占め。Breakfast bibimbap, like the last time.前回同様、ブレックファーストビビンバ。Landed at Gimpo and found 2 ex-Korean 747-400Fs on the tarmac. They might be sold to other airlines or scrapped soon. KOREAN AIR B777-200 HND-GMP. T [続きを読む]
  • HANEDA IN THE RAIN
  • A rainy morning at Haneda. JAL's Sakura Lounge Skyview is vacant and quiet. Soon I will take a triple to go above the rain clouds.羽田、雨の朝。JALのサクララウンジ・スカイビューはガラガラで静か。まもなくトリプルに乗って雨雲の上に行く。 [続きを読む]
  • THE PRINCE GALLERY TOKYO KIOICHO PART2
  • My evening activity One: A swimming pool, a jacuzzi, and a spa bathtub all to myself. It feels so good to look down at Nagatacho,
    Japan's political nerve center, while being fully naked.夜のアクティビティ、その1。スイミングプール
    、ジャクージ、そしてスパのバスタブを独り占め。日本の政治の中枢、永田町を全裸で見下ろす
    のは実に気持ちがいい。My evening activity Two: Chilling out at Club Lounge.夜のアク [続きを読む]
  • THE PRINCE GALLERY TOKYO KIOICHO PART1
  • Because my bedroom at home is under renovation, this hotel becomes my temporary home for the next few days. They gave me a cozy an
    d functional corner room which offers a dazzling night view of Tokyo's city center. There used to be Akasaka Prince Hotel a.k
    .a. Aka-Pri (Its most recent name was Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka)―a part of the Prince Hotels which was not necessarily enjoying
    a good reputati [続きを読む]
  • THE HIRAMATSU HOTELS & RESORTS ATAMI PART3
  • Hakone has a lot of good places to stay but weekend traffic around there is its huge drawback. You can take a train from Tokyo, bu
    t you need to transfer to the Hakone Tozan Railway, which is slow and usually crowded, at Hakone Yumoto to reach the main hot spri
    ng area. On the other hand, Atami has a great advantage in terms of access, since you can take a quick Shinkansen ride directly to
    Atami Sta [続きを読む]