Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (6)

Isetan and Mitsukoshi, major Japanese department stores, entered the central city of London in 1991 where I visited. In Mitsukoshi, where my friends and I visited several times, there were more Japanese tourists than London customers. At t…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (5)

My friend and I headed to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. Established in 1824, most of the exhibitions at the museum were free of charge, even for overseas travelers like us, and showed generosity that was unthinkable in Japan. N…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (4)

At the end of 1989, when the Nikkei average stock price was 38,915 yen and the market capitalization of shares listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange was 590 trillion yen, becoming the world 1st, the Japanese government at…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (3)

One of the highlights of the trip was watching a musical, and we lined up with Soho's half-price ticket counter on the day, but after a while we realized that there were no tickets for the musical we wanted to see. So we discussed whether …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (2)

On the second day of my stay in London, my friend and I took a train at Waterloo Station and headed for Windsor Castle. When we exit the station ticket gate, people who got small flags and cameras gather and wait for something. And when I …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1991 London (1)

The first time I went to London was at the end of April 1991, when the British Prime Minister replaced Margaret Thatcher with a young Tony Blair. At that time, with a friend who traveled to New York, with a trip of 3 nights in London and 3…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1990 Bangkok (3)

Jim Thompson House, main attraction of this trip, was not so far from Holiday Inn I stayed, so we decided to ride Samlow. Samlow, a convenient means of transportation in Bangkok at that time, was similar to a three-wheeled bicycle, and it …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1990 Bangkok (2)

We ate the first night of Bangkok at a Thai court fee restaurant that exists like a hideout in the downtown area . The restaurant was introduced in the food company's public relations magazine that arrived at the company I was working at t…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1990 Bangkok (1)

My friend and I went on a trip to Bangkok on June 23, 1990 with a plan of 4 days and 3 nights. At that time, Japan was in the midst of a bubble economy, and in the company I was working for, it was popular for female employees to make easy…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1988 New York (5)

We aimed at a Japanese restaurant “Inagiku” in the basement of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, because beef was expensive in Japan at that time. If you ask for sukiyaki in the US in the dairy kingdom, you should eat plenty of beef. I thought I …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1988 New York (4)

For the jazz live house "Blue Note" we went by bus to Washington Square and walked into the store with great expectations. The first thing I noticed was that the Japanese occupied the expensive seats close to the musicians. And, the inside…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1988 New York (3)

The second New York Stock Exchange Findings, which was the aftermath of Black Monday in October 1987 last year, is a big difference from the last time it was the 1986 energy days, and it saw a less lively deal. Black Monday is a global sto…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1988 New York (2)

The next three musicals we saw on the day's half-price ticket section of Times Square this time in New York. "CHESS" was drawn on the stage of a luxury hotel in Bangkok during the East-West Cold War, depicting love created between the west…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1988 New York (1)

A trip to New York for 5 nights using GW vacation in 1988 also enjoyed the same friends as last time. This time the hotel was an elegant "Wellington Hotel" convenient to Broadway. What we decided prior to this trip is The first thing was t…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (7)

My friend and I enjoyed the last night in New York at a live of Willie Nelson at Radio City Music Hall at 50th Street, 6th Avenue. Willie Nelson is very popular in Japan at that time.Not only Casey Kasem's moderator, "American Top 40," but…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (6)

The New York Stock Exchange is called the capitalist center, but when we arrive, it reflects the economic boom at that time, or visitors from all over the world go from the entrance of the building to the opposite road It was in a long lin…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (5)

When we got up late the morning of the next day, when we left the Edison Hotel, a long procession came into our eyes. So when I asked the women in the line, "What is it?" "We can buy a day ticket for the musical at half price, so we are st…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (4)

Our trip to New York this time is a 3-night stay, the main purpose is to see museum visits, visits to the New York Stock Exchange, and to see the musical “The Phantom of the Opera”, which was well-received in Japan at that time It was. So …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (3)

After leaving the café, we encountered a majestic brass band followed by a funeral march followed by four cops spread stars and stripes, a black-painted hearse, and a uniform cop. I thought that I would encounter a majestic funeral march o…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (2)

After gazing at the glamorousness of Fifth Avenue, which we entered for the first time, we stopped at a large, glass-lined bookstore. I enjoyed the layout of various books in the sales floor, grabbed books such as art books, photo books, m…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New York (1)

I went to New York for the first time in early May of 1986. After enjoying the New Orleans Jazz Festival, I and my friends took a tour of Quebec, and the end was New York. We left our luggage at the popular Edison Hotel on Broadway and too…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 Quebec (5)

On the final day of my stay in Quebec, we met a Japanese man who had travel guides in Quebec, which was introduced by a male leader in a passport club. The man who appeared in a rough style was in the early thirties, and after a brief self…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 Quebec (4)

On my second day in Quebec I and my friend went to visit the castle, a landmark of this city. The castle we visited had a simple, old-fashioned appearance, but a few years later it was rebuilt under the umbrella of the Fairmont Group and c…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 Quebec (3)

We decided to spend the first night in Quebec City at a French restaurant selected from among the restaurants lined along the brook in the old town. I thought about the special cuisine of Quebec, but the city is too French-like, and the li…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 Quebec (2)

What I felt after entering Quebec City for the first time was to say that in a thoroughly French-speaking area, it is a region where English can not communicate. On the other hand our only communication tool is bad English. The trouble at …

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 Quebec (1)

It was a pure chance that we chose Quebec as the next destination for New Orleans when the country named Quebec was not familiar to the Japanese at the time. At the "passport meeting" of a different industry exchange that gathered overseas…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New Orleans (5)

This time our trip was a cheap package that the travel agency assembled hotels and flights, so if we do not find a substitute for a flight that we missed in a hurry, we will be at the next airport to Quebec airplane I can not ride. So we r…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New Orleans (4)

In the morning when I left New Orleans, in order to catch the flight to the relay airport of Quebec flight, we estimated the time to spare, early in the morning and departed the hotel by limousine. When looking at the streets from the limo…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New Orleans (3)

In the daytime on the second day of my stay in New Orleans, we enjoyed walking while looking at the ironwork balcony reminiscent of delicate lace knitting of the houses on both sides of Bourbon Street. And when we headed for the shopping m…

Diary in Google Translate Retrospect 1986 New Orleans (2)

When a persistent drunk man interrupted the pleasant time at Preservation Hall, we jumped out of the store and wandered around the night Bourbon Street. In the meantime, we discovered the pleasure of leaning and hanging around with music f…