Barbados vs Bogota vs Buenos Aires

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 110,000 10,978,360 2,900,000
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish Spanish
Level of English Very high Low High
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Most common months to visit November - May January - March, December September - December
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) COP - Colombian Peso ($) ARS - Argentine Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere. (ID required!)
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2711 $1203 $1737
Rent $1058 $527 $1110
Groceries $235 $90 $128
Dining out $346 $190 $160
Cafe $75 $24 $33
Coworking space $322 $85 $124
Mobile internet $50 $13 $15
Public transportation $35 $25 $11
Taxis $107 $30 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $18 $18
Sport and cultural events $37 $24 $32
Museums and sights $36 $8 $5
Nightlife $96 $51 $31
Gym $86 $16 $19
Yoga $130 $62 $25
Massage $99 $41 $13
SIM card options Digicel Tigo, Movistar, Claro Movistar, Claro, Personal
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps None available Uber, Cabify Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)
Tap water Not drinkable Not 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. Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions. 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 Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua 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 Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. 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 104 options on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow