Berlin vs Porto vs Ubud

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 3,400,000 237,559 112,490
Official language(s) German Portuguese Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high Very High Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit May - September May - September May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2491 $1991 $1432
Rent $1063 $812 $691
Groceries $213 $168 $158
Dining out $307 $317 $10
Cafe $65 $51 $29
Coworking space $197 $109 $111
Mobile internet $26 $24 $3
Public transportation $99 $108 $56
Taxis $66 $28 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $12 $35
Sport and cultural events $72 $51 $15
Museums and sights $41 $27 $9
Nightlife $71 $74 $124
Gym $74 $64 $76
Yoga $112 $93 $91
Massage $64 $54 $11
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow