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! … 

 

Hiring Waygo Android Developer!

Lead Android Developer Waygo (by Translate Abroad) Providence, RI/ Mountain View, CA/ Taipei, Taiwan (allows remote) http://www.waygoapp.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/translator-dictionary-chinese/id496038103?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.waygoapp.waygo Featured in NYTimes, LATimes, Time, Popular Science and more! Job Description Instant visual translation startup Waygo is looking for a solid Android developer to lead the development of our newly released Android app. Since release, the … 

 

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 … 

 

It’s All Chinese to Me: Explaining Chinese, Part 1

For those who have never studied Chinese, the Chinese language remains an incredibly mysterious entity. You’re not alone—in fact, Chinese remains one of the most difficult languages to learn, along with such languages as Japanese, Korean, and Arabic. Why is learning Chinese so difficult? Chinese is a tonal language, in which meaning changes as you change … 

 

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 …