Silver Week

This year, 2015, I was lucky enough to experience a rare holiday called Silver Week.  It occurred on September 19 to 23rd. Facts about Silver Week:  Silver Week actually does not happen every year. It also isn’t like a leap year that happens every 4 years.  Silver week is actually a “new type” of holiday in Japan there it only applies to a strong of consecutive holidays in September.  It somewhat started in 2009 where during September that year, a weekend was followed by three Japanese public holidays.  In 2015 we had the same thing where following weekend of September […]

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