What is Golden Week?

Golden Week refers to the period from April 29th to May 5th when there are four national holidays.(ゴールデンウイークは4月29日から5月5日までの期間を言います。)

Including Saturdays and Sundays many Japanese have more than a week of holidays at this time.(この間には祝日が4日もあり、土日を加えて1週間以上の休暇をとれる人が大勢います。)

Many Japanese spend their time with their families and travel somewhere. (多くは、家族と時間を過ごしたり、どこかに旅行に行ったりします。)