Japan: Home to the World’s Most Expensive Fruit

If you are an avid fruit eater like myself, you better make a fruit budget during your time in Japan. Japan is home to some of the most expensive fruit in the world. To maintain a daily intake of 3-5 fruit servings per day, expect to pay about $10-$15 a day. Japanese convenience stores which are known as … 

 

Waygo takes a Bath (and a Lesson on Japanese Bathing Culture)

While in Tokyo, Waygo had the opportunity to soak up some Japanese culture at an onsen. Onsen (温泉), or “hot springs,” can also refer more generally to spas and bathing facilities and are huge drivers for tourism in Japan.   Waygo visited Ooedo-Onsen-Monogatari located in Odaiba (お台場), a large artificial island area in the Tokyo Bay. To get to Odaiba, … 

 

Tips for Tokyo’s Tricky Trains

Tokyo transportation can be intimidating—I mean, have you seen the map?! Navigating a foreign country (or even a new city within your home country) can be overwhelming. With its massive size and so many uniquely Tokyo characteristics, Tokyo can be especially overwhelming. Our hope in today’s blog post is to make at least one thing—the … 

 

Take a trip to Japan via Japantown, San Francisco

How can you go to Japan for the day without shelling out hundreds of dollars (or more likely—thousands—for a plane ticket)? Head to your nearest Japantown! Did you know San Francisco is not only home to the largest Chinatown outside of Asia, but also the U.S.’s largest Japanese enclave? Last weekend Waygo decided to check … 

 

What’s Up with Waygo?

Hello Waygo Friends! So what’s up with Waygo you ask? Lots! Today we’ll give you the low-down on all things Waygo. First off, we’re hiring! Interested in working with us? We’re currently searching for a lead Android developer and we’d love to hear from you! Find all the details in our previous blog post. Wait…hold up…Android?! YES! … 

 

Waygo Speaks 日本の, too!

Dear Waygo friends, It’s been a while. How have you been? In case you haven’t heard, Waygo now translates Japanese into English. 何 (nani)?! Yes, that’s right! Waygo is now trilingual. We launched the news earlier this month at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, also winning the accelerator pitch competition for the Entertainment and Content Technologies category. We …