Happy Year of the Goat

On February 19th, China—along with its neighboring countries—is celebrating the coming of the Year of the Goat. If you’re currently not in East Asia, fear not, there are Chinese communities around the world where you can join in on the festivities, and you can always celebrate within your own home.   The Goat: All you need to know Have … 

 

Meet Waygo Fans Helen & Alan

Meet Helen and Alan. We found out about them and their epic journey from London to Vietnam after they wrote us some feedback (commercial break: do you have feedback? We’d love to hear it! Send it to feedback@waygoapp.com.) and pointed us to their blog post about Waygo and how it has helped them from going hungry … 

 

Chinatown, Hawaiian Style

If you find yourself on Hawaii’s Oahu island and you’re in need of a China fix, head Downtown to Honolulu’s Chinatown, one of the oldest Chinatowns in the world.   Honolulu’s Chinatown dates back to the 19th century when Chinese laborers immigrated to Hawaii to work on sugar plantations. After their contracts expired, many of these workers … 

 

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 … 

 

Hor(se)oscopes: Waygo Explains Chinese Zodiac

As the world reined in the Chinese New Year on January 31st, you probably heard lots of talk of horses. So what exactly does the Year of the Horse mean? Well hold your 马 (mă) and we will tell you! A few weeks ago we talked about calendars and days in China in our Dating in China post, but … 

 

Say Hello to the Year of the Horse

The Chinese New Year, or Nónglì Xinnián, remains the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. New Year festivities traditionally begin on the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar and continue through the fifteenth, when the moon is brightest. These 15 days of celebrations are also known as the …