Berlin vs Larnaca vs Porto

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
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Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
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Population 3,400,000 144,900 237,559
Official language(s) German Greek Portuguese
Level of English Very high High Very High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October - December May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2491 $2218 $1991
Rent $1063 $768 $812
Groceries $213 $177 $168
Dining out $307 $295 $317
Cafe $65 $64 $51
Coworking space $197 $236 $109
Mobile internet $26 $40 $24
Public transportation $99 $71 $108
Taxis $66 $47 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $51 $12
Sport and cultural events $72 $32 $51
Museums and sights $41 $9 $27
Nightlife $71 $124 $74
Gym $74 $122 $64
Yoga $112 $119 $93
Massage $64 $61 $54
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber nTaxi Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water 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.. 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 Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka 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 Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 46 options on Happy Cow