7 Reasons Why Japan Has Many National Holidays!

7 Reasons Why Japan Has Many National Holidays!

For many foreign residents, Japan’s National Holidays and the reasons for them can seem confusing, if a nonetheless welcome break from the monotony of work. But I’m not sure we Japanese think of them very much differently; it’s enough for most of us to see the red days on the calendar and [Continue Reading…]

What’s Golden Week? 7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Holidays

What's Golden Week? 7 Useful Tips to Enjoy Japanese Holidays

Japan’s Golden Week is a week of successive National Holidays. It starts off on April 29 and ends at May 5. Japanese look forward to this weeklong holiday to plan family get together, join festivals and vacations. Golden Week was coined by Japanese film producers. It is the golden opportunity to release blockbuster films.[Continue Reading…]