Bangkok vs Barcelona

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Barcelona ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 5,680,000 5,585,556
Official language(s) Thai Catalan, Spanish
Level of English Low High
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December April - June, September - November
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost evewhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1560 $2384
Rent $616 $932
Groceries $191 $121
Dining out $168 $403
Cafe $45 $45
Coworking space $127 $213
Mobile internet $23 $10
Public transportation $32 $127
Taxis $19 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $24
Sport and cultural events $46 $81
Museums and sights $21 $33
Nightlife $50 $112
Gym $96 $81
Yoga $98 $93
Massage $11 $59
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Movistar
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps Grab Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomรกquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 98 options on HappyCow