Looking at my calendar this month threw up a pleasant surprise, for the first time in a long while, (well, 7 years to be exact!) my birthday (November 21st) falls on a weekend. What makes this even better is that the following Monday (November 23rd) is a designated national holiday here in Japan. So, with this in mind, some forward thinking individuals, like me, like to take a day off on the preceding Friday, and suddenly, you’ve got a 4 day break.
November 4, 2015