Bangkok vs Hanoi vs Tbilisi

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 5,680,000 8,053,663 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Vietnamese Georgian
Level of English Low Moderate Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December January, February, October - December March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1562 $1164 $1581
Rent $617 $502 $812
Groceries $192 $151 $121
Dining out $168 $133 $182
Cafe $45 $38 $49
Coworking space $128 $72 $135
Mobile internet $23 $4 $4
Public transportation $32 $20 $9
Taxis $19 $13 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $0 $29
Sport and cultural events $46 $3 $23
Museums and sights $21 $4 $10
Nightlife $50 $89 $57
Gym $96 $57 $36
Yoga $98 $57 $40
Massage $11 $21 $57
SIM card options AIS Viettel, Mobifone Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%. 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Grab Grab, GoViet Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup A mix of French, Southeast Asian and Chinese with lots of fresh herbs and spices. Northern Vietnam cuisine includes a lot of fish and noodles. 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 Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 104 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow