Barcelona vs Bogota vs Bucharest

Barcelona ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 5,585,556 10,978,360 1,830,000
Official language(s) Catalan, Spanish Spanish Romanian
Level of English High Low High
Main airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November January - March, December April - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) COP - Colombian Peso ($) RON - Romanian Leu (L)
Credit cards Accepted almost evewhere Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2579 $1172 $1461
Rent $1009 $513 $665
Groceries $131 $88 $123
Dining out $436 $185 $178
Cafe $49 $23 $41
Coworking space $230 $82 $144
Mobile internet $11 $12 $8
Public transportation $138 $24 $23
Taxis $52 $30 $10
Shared bicycles and scooters $26 $18 $27
Sport and cultural events $88 $24 $31
Museums and sights $36 $8 $32
Nightlife $121 $50 $49
Gym $88 $16 $33
Yoga $101 $60 $64
Massage $64 $40 $34
SIM card options Vodafone, Movistar Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere 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 Cabify, FreeNow Uber, Cabify Star Taxi, Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona. 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 Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomรกquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi
Eat like a local Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots 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 98 options on HappyCow 104 options on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow