Bangkok vs Lviv

Bangkok ðŸ‡đ🇭
Lviv 🇚ðŸ‡Ķ
Population 5,680,000 731,387
Official language(s) Thai Ukrainian
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December May - September
Currency THB - Thai Baht (āļŋ) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (â‚ī)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1703 $1021
Rent $673 $443
Groceries $209 $101
Dining out $183 $167
Cafe $49 $23
Coworking space $139 $88
Mobile internet $25 $4
Public transportation $35 $6
Taxis $20 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $18
Sport and cultural events $50 $14
Museums and sights $23 $9
Nightlife $55 $48
Gym $104 $24
Yoga $107 $34
Massage $11 $30
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps Grab Uber, Uklon
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes).
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 9 options on HappyCow