Bogota vs Seoul

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 10,978,360 9,963,452
Official language(s) Spanish Korean
Level of English Low Moderate
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit January - March, December March - May, September - November
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1288 $2554
Rent $564 $932
Groceries $96 $417
Dining out $204 $247
Cafe $25 $81
Coworking space $91 $260
Mobile internet $13 $47
Public transportation $27 $47
Taxis $33 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $16
Sport and cultural events $26 $46
Museums and sights $8 $8
Nightlife $54 $108
Gym $17 $81
Yoga $66 $131
Massage $43 $87
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service Not customary or expected
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Uber, Kakao
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. Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow