Berlin vs Tbilisi

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 3,400,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) German Georgian
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit May - September March - June
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2436 $1376
Rent $1040 $707
Groceries $208 $105
Dining out $300 $159
Cafe $64 $43
Coworking space $193 $117
Mobile internet $25 $4
Public transportation $97 $8
Taxis $65 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $26
Sport and cultural events $70 $20
Museums and sights $40 $8
Nightlife $69 $50
Gym $73 $31
Yoga $110 $35
Massage $62 $50
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow