Austin vs Larnaca vs Ubud

Austin 🇺🇸
Larnaca 🇨🇾
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 926,426 144,900 112,490
Official language(s) English (de facto) Greek Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - May, October - December May - October
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) EUR - Euro (€) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $3484 $2120 $1414
Rent $1650 $734 $682
Groceries $243 $169 $156
Dining out $396 $282 $10
Cafe $66 $61 $29
Coworking space $331 $226 $110
Mobile internet $40 $38 $3
Public transportation $110 $68 $55
Taxis $73 $45 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $96 $49 $35
Sport and cultural events $54 $30 $15
Museums and sights $11 $9 $9
Nightlife $124 $119 $122
Gym $62 $116 $75
Yoga $139 $114 $90
Massage $89 $59 $10
SIM card options AT&T, T-Mobile. Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1USD or more per drink at cafes and bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft nTaxi Grab, GoJek
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. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Frito pie, queso, apple pie, kolaches, BBQ ribs, tacos Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local tex-mex restaurants, lunch BBQ joints, taquerias, food trucks, local breweries Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 30 options on HappyCow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 255 listings on Happy Cow