#358 Golden Week

Golden week is a group of four national holidays in a 7 day period.

The result: a nationwide vacation.

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The holidays are Showa Day, Constitution Day, Greenery Day and Children’s Day.

Because almost everyone is off work this becomes a peak travel time.

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You’ll be stuffed on crowded trains, shinkansen and planes all around Japan.

To find more information and this year’s dates, check out Japan guide.

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