Bangkok vs Budapest vs Ubud

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 5,680,000 1,768,073 112,490
Official language(s) Thai Hungarian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low High Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - June, September - November May - October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1792 $1663 $1440
Rent $708 $675 $695
Groceries $220 $146 $159
Dining out $193 $274 $10
Cafe $51 $40 $29
Coworking space $146 $163 $112
Mobile internet $27 $12 $3
Public transportation $36 $49 $56
Taxis $21 $37 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $18 $35
Sport and cultural events $53 $33 $15
Museums and sights $24 $10 $9
Nightlife $58 $58 $124
Gym $110 $50 $76
Yoga $112 $65 $92
Massage $12 $35 $11
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Telenor Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Grab Bolt, Fotaxi Grab, GoJek
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. 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 Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants 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 47 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow