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Perched on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Willemstad is known for its old town heart of pastel-colored colonial architecture and its floating Queen Emma Bridge that connects it to the Punda and Otrobanda neighborhoods, which sit across Sint Anna Bay. It has a population of about 150,000. Home to the oldest surviving synagogue in the Americas, it's a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can shop by the water at the 19th Century "Rif Fort" or gorge yourself on delicacies at one of the many restaurants before heading off to a casino. Tourism is one of its major sources of income, so expect to dodge the tourist hordes on the way to a coworking venue when you need to get some work done.
Curaçao's favorable tax policies has made it a tax haven for numerous financial institutions and it's home to the world's largest oil field services company, Schlumberger plus plenty of other companies including the Royal Dutch Shell refining operation.
The Netherlands has its' promising startup hub happening in Amsterdam, as it was named the best European Tech City to work in by a recent tech study. Markets vary from cryptocurrency to online food ordering services. Another benefit is the fact that nearly everyone speaks English, so there is definitely no language barrier to get over and blending in is easy. The country offers support and resources for those wishing to work independently or to get a fledgling startup soaring. Coworking venues are one more step in the ecosystem that is creating space for out-of-the-box thinkers to get together in collaborative bliss in a city offering a low-cost of living and plenty of culture.