Bangkok vs Budapest vs Tbilisi

Bangkok 🇹🇭
Budapest 🇭🇺
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 5,680,000 1,768,073 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Hungarian Georgian
Level of English Low High Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - June, September - November March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1562 $1228 $1581
Rent $617 $499 $812
Groceries $192 $108 $121
Dining out $168 $202 $182
Cafe $45 $29 $49
Coworking space $128 $120 $135
Mobile internet $23 $9 $4
Public transportation $32 $36 $9
Taxis $19 $27 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $13 $29
Sport and cultural events $46 $24 $23
Museums and sights $21 $7 $10
Nightlife $50 $43 $57
Gym $96 $37 $36
Yoga $98 $48 $40
Massage $11 $26 $57
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Telenor Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Grab Bolt, Fotaxi Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. 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 Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 47 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow