I’m Yuko a.k.a. “wasabi”,
a 25 year-old Japanese Freelance Translator / Writer / Blogger currently living in Leipzig, Germany. I also spoke at TED x Youth @ Kobe 2016.
I write about my unconventional work and lifestyles, working away from my home country abroad as a freelancer zero professional experience following graduation. My mission is to share my message to the world by showing people other examples of emerging “digital nomads” seen all over the world.
I talked at TED x Youth @ Kobe 2016 as a speaker about the unconventional lifestyle I’ve committed myself to, and how we should break out of the traditional system which is not working anymore.
I have over 50,000 hits per month on average with around 14,000 Unique Visits per month currently. Added to that, my blog is updated almost daily and I get between 1500 and 2000 pageviews as well as having over 100 subscribers.
As a translator I predominantly translate IT-related web content for Japanese web media services such as lifehacker Japan. Other than that, I translate artists’ CVs or statements for both domestic and overseas clients.