Bogota vs Bucharest vs Larnaca

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Population 10,978,360 1,830,000 144,900
Official language(s) Spanish Romanian Greek
Level of English Low High High
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Most common months to visit January - March, December April - October March - May, October - December
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) RON - Romanian Leu (L) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $1172 $1461 $2120
Rent $513 $665 $734
Groceries $88 $123 $169
Dining out $185 $178 $282
Cafe $23 $41 $61
Coworking space $82 $144 $226
Mobile internet $12 $8 $38
Public transportation $24 $23 $68
Taxis $30 $10 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $27 $49
Sport and cultural events $24 $31 $30
Museums and sights $8 $32 $9
Nightlife $50 $49 $119
Gym $16 $33 $116
Yoga $60 $64 $114
Massage $40 $34 $59
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Orange Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN
Tipping 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 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Star Taxi, Uber nTaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well..
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too.
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available