Bangkok vs Barbados

Bangkok ðŸ‡đ🇭
Barbados 🇧🇧
Population 5,680,000 110,000
Official language(s) Thai English, Bajan Creole
Level of English Low Very high
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December November - May
Currency THB - Thai Baht (āļŋ) BBD - Barbadian dollar ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1703 $2707
Rent $673 $1056
Groceries $209 $234
Dining out $183 $346
Cafe $49 $75
Coworking space $139 $322
Mobile internet $25 $50
Public transportation $35 $35
Taxis $20 $106
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $0
Sport and cultural events $50 $37
Museums and sights $23 $36
Nightlife $55 $96
Gym $104 $86
Yoga $107 $130
Massage $11 $99
SIM card options AIS Digicel
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars
Taxi apps Grab None available
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow