Berlin vs Porto

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 3,400,000 237,559
Official language(s) German Portuguese
Level of English Very high Very High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit May - September May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2436 $1947
Rent $1040 $794
Groceries $208 $164
Dining out $300 $310
Cafe $64 $50
Coworking space $193 $106
Mobile internet $25 $23
Public transportation $97 $105
Taxis $65 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $12
Sport and cultural events $70 $50
Museums and sights $40 $27
Nightlife $69 $73
Gym $73 $62
Yoga $110 $91
Massage $62 $53
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
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
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable 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.
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
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow