Bogota vs Panama City vs Prague vs Ubud

Bogota 🇨🇴
Panama City 🇵🇦
Prague 🇨🇿
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 10,978,360 880,691 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Spanish Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low High Low
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, December December - April June - October May - October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1203 $2367 $1976 $1410
Rent $527 $1040 $854 $680
Groceries $90 $236 $173 $155
Dining out $190 $373 $263 $10
Cafe $24 $43 $58 $29
Coworking space $85 $157 $192 $109
Mobile internet $13 $21 $27 $3
Public transportation $25 $12 $66 $55
Taxis $30 $48 $36 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $0 $21 $35
Sport and cultural events $24 $35 $21 $14
Museums and sights $8 $9 $38 $9
Nightlife $51 $117 $54 $122
Gym $16 $37 $62 $75
Yoga $62 $163 $72 $90
Massage $41 $75 $40 $10
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Claro, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Uber, Tu Chofer Uber, Liftago Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable 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. Latin American. Emphasis on rice, beans, coconut, and local fruits and vegetables. Pork and beef are regularly used and influence from the islands gives seafood dishes a prominent spot in Panamanian cuisine. 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! Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buñuelos, patacones, té de coca, changua Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameños, tostones, ropa vieja Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menú del día. Community markets and sports bars. Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 7 options on HappyCow 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow