Berlin vs Bucharest vs Buenos Aires

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 3,400,000 1,830,000 2,900,000
Official language(s) German Romanian Spanish
Level of English Very high High High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Most common months to visit May - September April - October September - December
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) RON - Romanian Leu (L) ARS - Argentine Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere. (ID required!)
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2383 $1462 $1647
Rent $1017 $665 $1053
Groceries $203 $123 $122
Dining out $294 $178 $151
Cafe $62 $41 $31
Coworking space $189 $144 $118
Mobile internet $25 $8 $14
Public transportation $95 $23 $11
Taxis $63 $10 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $27 $17
Sport and cultural events $69 $31 $30
Museums and sights $40 $32 $5
Nightlife $68 $49 $29
Gym $71 $33 $18
Yoga $107 $64 $24
Massage $61 $34 $13
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, Orange Movistar, Claro, Personal
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Star Taxi, Uber Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow