Bogota vs Istanbul vs Prague

Bogota 🇨🇴
Istanbul 🇹🇷
Prague 🇨🇿
Population 10,978,360 15,520,000 1,305,737
Official language(s) Spanish Turkish Czech
Level of English Low Low High
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Istanbul Airport (IST) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit January - March, December April - June, September and October June - October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) TRY - Turkish Lira (₺) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted in most places Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1097 $659 $1806
Rent $480 $354 $780
Groceries $82 $44 $158
Dining out $174 $81 $240
Cafe $22 $18 $53
Coworking space $77 $49 $175
Mobile internet $11 $3 $24
Public transportation $23 $6 $61
Taxis $28 $6 $33
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $2 $19
Sport and cultural events $22 $11 $19
Museums and sights $7 $15 $35
Nightlife $46 $22 $50
Gym $15 $9 $56
Yoga $57 $23 $66
Massage $37 $15 $37
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Turkcell, Turk Telekom Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafés and bars 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify BiTaksi Uber, Liftago
Tap water Not drinkable 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. A fusion of cultures creates diverse dishes with bulgur, koftes, stews, eggplants and fish Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer!
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buñuelos, patacones, té de coca, changua Döner, İçli Köfte, Dondurma, Karnıyarık, Turkish delight Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky.
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menú del día. Community markets and sports bars. Traditional breakfasts, street stalls for simit, lahmacun and kokorec, Turkish coffee Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 59 listings on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow