Barbados vs Lviv

Barbados 🇧🇧
Lviv 🇺🇦
Population 110,000 731,387
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Ukrainian
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit November - May May - September
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (₴)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2720 $982
Rent $1061 $426
Groceries $235 $97
Dining out $347 $161
Cafe $75 $22
Coworking space $324 $84
Mobile internet $50 $4
Public transportation $35 $5
Taxis $107 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $17
Sport and cultural events $37 $13
Museums and sights $36 $9
Nightlife $97 $46
Gym $86 $23
Yoga $130 $32
Massage $100 $29
SIM card options Digicel Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps None available Uber, Uklon
Tap water 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. Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes).
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 9 options on HappyCow