Barbados vs Bogota vs Bucharest

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Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
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Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
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Population 110,000 10,978,360 1,830,000
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish Romanian
Level of English Very high Low High
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Most common months to visit November - May January - March, December April - October
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) COP - Colombian Peso ($) RON - Romanian Leu (L)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2697 $1172 $1461
Rent $1052 $513 $665
Groceries $233 $88 $123
Dining out $344 $185 $178
Cafe $75 $23 $41
Coworking space $321 $82 $144
Mobile internet $49 $12 $8
Public transportation $35 $24 $23
Taxis $106 $30 $10
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $18 $27
Sport and cultural events $37 $24 $31
Museums and sights $36 $8 $32
Nightlife $96 $50 $49
Gym $85 $16 $33
Yoga $129 $60 $64
Massage $99 $40 $34
SIM card options Digicel Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Orange
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 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis
Taxi apps None available Uber, Cabify Star Taxi, Uber
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine.
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 Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi
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. Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 104 options on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow