Berlin vs Buenos Aires vs Lisbon

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 3,400,000 2,900,000 517,000
Official language(s) German Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Very high High Very high
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)
Most common months to visit May - September September - December March - May, September, October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) ARS - Argentine Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2158 $1255 $1946
Rent $921 $802 $947
Groceries $184 $93 $133
Dining out $266 $115 $266
Cafe $56 $24 $36
Coworking space $171 $90 $161
Mobile internet $23 $11 $24
Public transportation $86 $8 $61
Taxis $57 $9 $27
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $13 $17
Sport and cultural events $62 $23 $29
Museums and sights $36 $4 $24
Nightlife $61 $22 $46
Gym $64 $14 $63
Yoga $97 $18 $63
Massage $55 $10 $49
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Movistar, Claro, Personal Vodafone
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Uber, FreeNow
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow 401 listings on Happy Cow