Bangkok vs Berlin

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 5,680,000 3,400,000
Official language(s) Thai German
Level of English Low Very high
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Berlin Tegel (TXL)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December May - September
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places but cash often preferred
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1834 $2533
Rent $725 $1082
Groceries $225 $216
Dining out $198 $312
Cafe $53 $66
Coworking space $150 $201
Mobile internet $27 $26
Public transportation $37 $101
Taxis $22 $67
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $19
Sport and cultural events $54 $73
Museums and sights $25 $42
Nightlife $59 $72
Gym $113 $76
Yoga $115 $114
Massage $12 $65
SIM card options AIS Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services
Taxi apps Grab Mytaxi, Uber
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 844 listings on Happy Cow