Bangkok vs Bogota vs Lisbon vs Tbilisi

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 5,680,000 10,978,360 517,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Spanish Portuguese Georgian
Level of English Low Low Very high Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December January - March, December March - May, September, October March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) COP - Colombian Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1560 $1097 $1984 $1462
Rent $616 $480 $965 $752
Groceries $191 $82 $136 $112
Dining out $168 $174 $271 $169
Cafe $45 $22 $37 $45
Coworking space $127 $77 $164 $125
Mobile internet $23 $11 $24 $4
Public transportation $32 $23 $63 $8
Taxis $19 $28 $27 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $17 $18 $27
Sport and cultural events $46 $22 $29 $21
Museums and sights $21 $7 $24 $9
Nightlife $50 $46 $47 $53
Gym $96 $15 $65 $33
Yoga $98 $57 $65 $37
Massage $11 $37 $50 $53
SIM card options AIS Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Grab Uber, Cabify Uber, FreeNow Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup 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. Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 104 options on Happy Cow 401 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow