Berlin vs Budapest vs Ubud

Berlin 🇩🇪
Budapest 🇭🇺
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 3,400,000 1,768,073 112,490
Official language(s) German Hungarian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit May - September March - June, September - November May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (€) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2158 $1228 $1371
Rent $921 $499 $662
Groceries $184 $108 $151
Dining out $266 $202 $10
Cafe $56 $29 $28
Coworking space $171 $120 $106
Mobile internet $23 $9 $3
Public transportation $86 $36 $54
Taxis $57 $27 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $13 $34
Sport and cultural events $62 $24 $14
Museums and sights $36 $7 $9
Nightlife $61 $43 $118
Gym $64 $37 $72
Yoga $97 $48 $88
Massage $55 $26 $10
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, Telenor Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Bolt, Fotaxi Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spätzle, königsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 47 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow