Bogota vs Budapest

Bogota 🇨🇴
Budapest 🇭🇺
Population 10,978,360 1,768,073
Official language(s) Spanish Hungarian
Level of English Low High
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD)
Most common months to visit January - March, December March - June, September - November
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1294 $1609
Rent $567 $653
Groceries $97 $141
Dining out $205 $265
Cafe $26 $38
Coworking space $91 $157
Mobile internet $13 $12
Public transportation $27 $48
Taxis $33 $36
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $17
Sport and cultural events $26 $32
Museums and sights $8 $10
Nightlife $55 $56
Gym $17 $49
Yoga $67 $63
Massage $44 $34
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Telenor
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Bolt, Fotaxi
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts.
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buñuelos, patacones, té de coca, changua Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menú del día. Community markets and sports bars. Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 47 options on HappyCow