Bangkok vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Bangkok 🇹🇭
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 5,680,000 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Thai Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - June May - October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1562 $1581 $1371
Rent $617 $812 $662
Groceries $192 $121 $151
Dining out $168 $182 $10
Cafe $45 $49 $28
Coworking space $128 $135 $106
Mobile internet $23 $4 $3
Public transportation $32 $9 $54
Taxis $19 $15 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $29 $34
Sport and cultural events $46 $23 $14
Museums and sights $21 $10 $9
Nightlife $50 $57 $118
Gym $96 $36 $72
Yoga $98 $40 $88
Massage $11 $57 $10
SIM card options AIS Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés. Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Grab Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow