Berlin vs Medellin

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 3,400,000 2,427,000
Official language(s) German Spanish
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE)
Most common months to visit May - September January - April, December
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2512 $1495
Rent $1072 $846
Groceries $214 $100
Dining out $310 $151
Cafe $66 $21
Coworking space $199 $111
Mobile internet $26 $18
Public transportation $100 $24
Taxis $67 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $0
Sport and cultural events $73 $9
Museums and sights $42 $10
Nightlife $71 $85
Gym $75 $18
Yoga $113 $62
Massage $64 $24
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Claro, Tigo
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services Tip 10% in restaurants
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber EasyTaxi
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 153 listings on Happy Cow