Berlin vs Mexico City vs Porto

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 3,400,000 8,850,000 237,559
Official language(s) German Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Very high Moderate Very High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October, November May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2491 $1904 $1991
Rent $1063 $793 $812
Groceries $213 $287 $168
Dining out $307 $186 $317
Cafe $65 $50 $51
Coworking space $197 $162 $109
Mobile internet $26 $25 $24
Public transportation $99 $11 $108
Taxis $66 $9 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $24 $12
Sport and cultural events $72 $83 $51
Museums and sights $41 $20 $27
Nightlife $71 $65 $74
Gym $74 $70 $64
Yoga $112 $67 $93
Massage $64 $52 $54
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 279 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow