Berlin vs Larnaca vs Mexico City vs Prague

Berlin 🇩🇪
Larnaca 🇨🇾
Mexico City 🇲🇽
Prague 🇨🇿
Population 3,400,000 144,900 8,850,000 1,305,737
Official language(s) German Greek Spanish Czech
Level of English Very high High Moderate High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October - December March - May, October, November June - October
Currency EUR - Euro (€) EUR - Euro (€) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2200 $1959 $1867 $1806
Rent $939 $678 $778 $780
Groceries $188 $157 $281 $158
Dining out $271 $261 $182 $240
Cafe $57 $56 $49 $53
Coworking space $174 $209 $159 $175
Mobile internet $23 $35 $25 $24
Public transportation $88 $63 $11 $61
Taxis $58 $42 $9 $33
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $45 $24 $19
Sport and cultural events $64 $28 $81 $19
Museums and sights $37 $8 $20 $35
Nightlife $63 $110 $64 $50
Gym $66 $107 $69 $56
Yoga $99 $105 $65 $66
Massage $56 $54 $51 $37
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber nTaxi Uber Uber, Liftago
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer!
Local food specialities Currywurst, spätzle, königsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky.
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Markets, food stalls, menú del día (cheap set lunch menus) Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 279 listings on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow