Barbados vs Berlin vs Buenos Aires

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
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Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
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Population 110,000 3,400,000 2,900,000
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole German Spanish
Level of English Very high Very high High
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Berlin Tegel (TXL) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Most common months to visit November - May May - September September - December
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) ARS - Argentine Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere. (ID required!)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes No
Average monthly costs $2711 $2504 $1737
Rent $1058 $1069 $1110
Groceries $235 $214 $128
Dining out $346 $309 $160
Cafe $75 $65 $33
Coworking space $322 $198 $124
Mobile internet $50 $26 $15
Public transportation $35 $100 $11
Taxis $107 $67 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $19 $18
Sport and cultural events $37 $72 $32
Museums and sights $36 $42 $5
Nightlife $96 $71 $31
Gym $86 $75 $19
Yoga $130 $113 $25
Massage $99 $64 $13
SIM card options Digicel Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Movistar, Claro, Personal
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps None available Mytaxi, Uber Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not 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. Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 844 listings on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow