Austin vs Bogota vs Lviv

Austin ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Population 926,426 10,978,360 731,387
Official language(s) English (de facto) Spanish Ukrainian
Level of English Very high Low Low
Main airport Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November January - March, December May - September
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) COP - Colombian Peso ($) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $3484 $1071 $745
Rent $1650 $469 $324
Groceries $243 $80 $74
Dining out $396 $170 $122
Cafe $66 $21 $17
Coworking space $331 $75 $64
Mobile internet $40 $11 $3
Public transportation $110 $22 $4
Taxis $73 $27 $10
Shared bicycles and scooters $96 $16 $13
Sport and cultural events $54 $22 $10
Museums and sights $11 $7 $7
Nightlife $124 $45 $35
Gym $62 $14 $18
Yoga $139 $55 $25
Massage $89 $36 $22
SIM card options AT&T, T-Mobile. Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1USD or more per drink at cafes and bars 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft Uber, Cabify Uber, Uklon
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Emphasis on barbecued meats (beef and pork) as well as corn-based dishes and tex-mex, and rich American-style desserts. Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions. Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes).
Local food specialities Frito pie, queso, apple pie, kolaches, BBQ ribs, tacos Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local Local tex-mex restaurants, lunch BBQ joints, taquerias, food trucks, local breweries Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 30 options on HappyCow 104 options on Happy Cow 9 options on HappyCow