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Thailand’s crypto islands: Working in paradise, Part 1

It’s hard to believe that anyone can get any work done by walking into Remote and Digitals La Casa, a co-working space located on Koh Pha-ngan’s tropical island. As James Brown is playing in the background, I enjoy a drink and wait for my burrito.

The cafe has a palm tree at its edge. Behind it is shallow, crystal-blue water that stretches for miles. In the distance, you can see Koh Samuis jungle covered mountains rising up. Kite surfers take huge air out of small waves and then gently return to earth, adding to the ambience.

This is the place where you will find Jrme Van Vlierbergen, a Belgian Blockchain developer who is 30 years old. Ban Tai co-working spaceHe also runs the Equinox Launchpad in Thailand. He explains that Koh Pha’ngan, or Koh Phangan has a thriving cryptocurrency scene. Most of it is populated digital nomads such as himself.

It is easy to become a member of the Crypto Community in Thailand.

Crypto Island

Jrme Van Vlierbergen (Belgian blockchain developer) at the office
Buddha Cafe owner Edwin de Lepper

Working from home is possible, but it’s not an option to live at home.

Koh Phangan’s legendary Full Moon Party. Source:

Three days later

Koh Pha’ngan is hard to capture a poor picture of.

It is so practical!

Hardforking founder Sean Stella, left. Source: Facebook (NASDAQ)

Koh Phangans crypto scene for 2016

The heart of the community

De Lepper is determined to inform residents and visitors about crypto.

To make crypto mainstream

Guy Allison in a Korean restaurant at Thong Sala. Even though it is scorching hot, very few restaurants offer AC.

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