Bangkok vs Seoul vs Tbilisi

Bangkok 🇹🇭
Seoul 🇰🇷
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 5,680,000 9,963,452 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Korean Georgian
Level of English Low Moderate Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Incheon International Airport (ICN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - May, September - November March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) KRW - South Korean won (₩) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1562 $2188 $1581
Rent $617 $798 $812
Groceries $192 $357 $121
Dining out $168 $211 $182
Cafe $45 $69 $49
Coworking space $128 $223 $135
Mobile internet $23 $40 $4
Public transportation $32 $40 $9
Taxis $19 $41 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $13 $29
Sport and cultural events $46 $39 $23
Museums and sights $21 $6 $10
Nightlife $50 $93 $57
Gym $96 $69 $36
Yoga $98 $112 $40
Massage $11 $75 $57
SIM card options AIS KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services Not customary or expected 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Grab Uber, Kakao Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture. 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 Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow