Berlin vs Bucharest

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 3,400,000 1,830,000
Official language(s) German Romanian
Level of English Very high High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Most common months to visit May - September April - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) RON - Romanian Leu (L)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2547 $1587
Rent $1087 $722
Groceries $217 $134
Dining out $314 $193
Cafe $66 $45
Coworking space $202 $156
Mobile internet $27 $8
Public transportation $101 $25
Taxis $68 $10
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $30
Sport and cultural events $74 $34
Museums and sights $42 $34
Nightlife $72 $53
Gym $76 $36
Yoga $115 $69
Massage $65 $37
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, Orange
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
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Star Taxi, Uber
Tap water 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.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow