Country 2.0 the #EstonianWay

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Satoshi Miyagawa

Country 2.0 the #EstonianWay

  • Country 2.0 the #EstonianWay with Satoshi Miyagawa   Photo: Ott-Erik Eendra, Visit Estonia

Photo: Ott-Erik Eendra, Visit Estonia

Life in Estonia can be rustic and ultra-modern all at the same time. Satoshi Miyagawa, a technology and education promoter from Japan, came to establish e-Residency and learn about Estonia’s digital revolution but along the way, he ended up on a giant island making ‘wasabi’ the #EstonianWay from a wild, local plant.

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First I heard a story about the e-residency, I was shocked, because you can be a resident and you can create your own company by online.

Satoshi Miyagawa

Japanese startupper

Day one

Satoshi reached Estonia’s largest island Saaremaa and met up with his friend and tech entrepreneur Sten Tammkivi at Aadu Farm. For dinner, they prepared a zesty condiment from local karulauk (fresh wild garlic).

Saaremaa island

Saaremaa island

Aadu Tourist Farm

Aadu Tourist Farm
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Day two

Satoshi spent the day leading the peaceful, island life on Saaremaa while also setting up his own company using his e-Residency ID card.

e-Estonia

e-Estonia

Education in Estonia

Education in Estonia

It's like the Italian pesto made out of basil, but instead of basil you use this.

Satoshi Miyagawa

Japanese startupper