Barbados vs Budapest

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Population 110,000 1,768,073
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Hungarian
Level of English Very high High
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD)
Most common months to visit November - May March - June, September - November
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2707 $1600
Rent $1056 $650
Groceries $234 $140
Dining out $346 $263
Cafe $75 $38
Coworking space $322 $157
Mobile internet $50 $12
Public transportation $35 $47
Taxis $106 $35
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $17
Sport and cultural events $37 $32
Museums and sights $36 $10
Nightlife $96 $55
Gym $86 $48
Yoga $130 $62
Massage $99 $33
SIM card options Digicel Vodafone, Telenor
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars
Taxi apps None available Bolt, Fotaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. 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.
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 47 options on HappyCow