Bangkok vs Lisbon

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 5,680,000 517,000
Official language(s) Thai Portuguese
Level of English Low Very high
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - May, September, October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1827 $2295
Rent $722 $1117
Groceries $224 $157
Dining out $197 $314
Cafe $53 $42
Coworking space $149 $190
Mobile internet $27 $28
Public transportation $37 $72
Taxis $22 $31
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $21
Sport and cultural events $54 $34
Museums and sights $25 $28
Nightlife $59 $54
Gym $112 $75
Yoga $115 $75
Massage $12 $58
SIM card options AIS Vodafone
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Grab Uber, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 401 listings on Happy Cow