What exactly is Golden Week?

It’s almost Golden Week in Japan! But what exactly is Golden Week? Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク, “Gōruden Wīku”) is a week from April 29 to May 5 containing a rare collection of four Japanese national holidays. The name is related to the old Japanese radio slang “golden time,” referring to the period with the highest listener ratings. The national holidays making up the Golden Week are: ▶ April 29 – Shōwa Day (昭和の日, “Shōwa no Hi”) ▶ May 3 – Constitution Memorial Day (憲法記念日, “Kenpō Kinenbi”) ▶ May 4 – Greenery Day (みどりの日, “Midori no Hi”) ▶ May 5 – Children’s Day (こどもの日, “Kodomo no Hi”) When one of the dates […]

ソースネクスト – Sourcenext: review.

It’s our job to be up to date and to provide good advice to our clients, even when this might cause drops in our revenue. So, it’s my job to also advice them when it keeps our revenue as it is. Here’s my review on the new translation device, which sells at 25k in Japan. Well, no, not a review. Just pics. You evaluate. (The most dangerous one is “I’m OK with sushi, but pasta could work too” translated to “I think she’s pretty good, but doesn’t feel like pasta”. Whatever that is supposed to mean, I wouldn’t recommend answering that to your girlfriend while deciding what to eat…)

LYNX Spring Promotion – The Omotenashi Course

▷▷▷▷ピークシーズン向け特別キャンペーン もうすぐ桜の季節到来!皆樣は、世界中から訪れるゲストを歓迎する準備ができていますか? リンクスなら、2~4時間の特別短期間コースでそれをより英語での『おもてなし』簡単にできます ! ◇キャンペーン中は最大2万円(35%)お得◇ ※2018年1月8日~2月28日までのお申し込みに限り有効です ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼