Berlin vs Mexico City

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 3,400,000 8,850,000
Official language(s) German Spanish
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October, November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2238 $1890
Rent $956 $787
Groceries $191 $284
Dining out $276 $185
Cafe $58 $50
Coworking space $177 $161
Mobile internet $23 $25
Public transportation $89 $11
Taxis $59 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $24
Sport and cultural events $65 $82
Museums and sights $37 $20
Nightlife $64 $65
Gym $67 $70
Yoga $101 $66
Massage $57 $51
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Telcel, Movistar
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not 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
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 279 listings on Happy Cow