Bangkok vs Bogota vs Larnaca

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Population 5,680,000 10,978,360 144,900
Official language(s) Thai Spanish Greek
Level of English Low Low High
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December January - March, December March - May, October - December
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) COP - Colombian Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $1562 $1071 $1922
Rent $617 $469 $665
Groceries $192 $80 $154
Dining out $168 $170 $256
Cafe $45 $21 $55
Coworking space $128 $75 $205
Mobile internet $23 $11 $35
Public transportation $32 $22 $61
Taxis $19 $27 $41
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $16 $44
Sport and cultural events $46 $22 $28
Museums and sights $21 $7 $8
Nightlife $50 $45 $107
Gym $96 $14 $105
Yoga $98 $55 $103
Massage $11 $36 $53
SIM card options AIS Tigo, Movistar, Claro Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars
Taxi apps Grab Uber, Cabify nTaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Not 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. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well..
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka
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. Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too.
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 104 options on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available