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 … 

 

Waygo Visits Dublin

Where in the world is Waygo now? Dublin! Waygo caught a bit of the travel bug and has been busy traveling Europe. Although there is no Chinatown per se in Dublin, there are a number or Chinese businesses concentrated on Parnell Street and Moore Street. While this Chinese area is not as extensive as Milan’s, without … 

 

Waygo Visits Milan’s Chinatown

Where in the world is Waygo? Milano! Che cosa?! Waygo anche parla italiano? No! However, we were happy to discover that Waygo still speaks Chinese while traveling in Italy. Milan houses Italy’s largest Chinese community with about 19,000 Chinese residents, making up about 1.5% of its total population.                 … 

 

Waygo Singaporean Style: Chinese Translation Outside of China

With Waygo’s recent visit to Singapore for Echelon 2013, we thought we’d extend our (mental) vacation a bit longer. Apart from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, Chinese is also spoken in Singapore and Malaysia. The name “Singapore” comes from the Malay word “Singapura” which means “Lion City.” Although lions have never been native …