Austin vs Porto

Austin ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 926,426 237,559
Official language(s) English (de facto) Portuguese
Level of English Very high Very High
Main airport Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November May - September
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $3484 $1991
Rent $1650 $812
Groceries $243 $168
Dining out $396 $317
Cafe $66 $51
Coworking space $331 $109
Mobile internet $40 $24
Public transportation $110 $108
Taxis $73 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $96 $12
Sport and cultural events $54 $51
Museums and sights $11 $27
Nightlife $124 $74
Gym $62 $64
Yoga $139 $93
Massage $89 $54
SIM card options AT&T, T-Mobile. Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1USD or more per drink at cafes and bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Emphasis on barbecued meats (beef and pork) as well as corn-based dishes and tex-mex, and rich American-style desserts. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Frito pie, queso, apple pie, kolaches, BBQ ribs, tacos Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Local tex-mex restaurants, lunch BBQ joints, taquerias, food trucks, local breweries Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 30 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow