Barbados vs Bogota

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 110,000 10,978,360
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) El Dorado International Airport (BOG)
Most common months to visit November - May January - March, December
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2708 $1294
Rent $1056 $567
Groceries $234 $97
Dining out $346 $205
Cafe $75 $26
Coworking space $322 $91
Mobile internet $50 $13
Public transportation $35 $27
Taxis $107 $33
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $20
Sport and cultural events $37 $26
Museums and sights $36 $8
Nightlife $96 $55
Gym $86 $17
Yoga $130 $67
Massage $99 $44
SIM card options Digicel Tigo, Movistar, Claro
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service
Taxi apps None available Uber, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions.
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars.
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 104 options on Happy Cow