Payments are building blocks of our society. Over the centuries, we've been experimenting with a wide range of methods for storing wealth and transacting value. The most pressing issue has been reducing payment costs and speeding up our transactions. Now we can buy most of the stuff instantaneously and without any fees. So, the problem is solved, right?
Thailand has been a popular destination for the remote workers in the last decade, mostly because it can offer a good mix of warm weather, reasonable prices and welcoming culture. Cost of living is a topic that constantly pops up in conversations with my friends and colleagues who live in other countries and consider visiting Phuket or even stay there for a few months.