Bogota vs Sofia

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Population 10,978,360 1,270,169
Official language(s) Spanish Bulgarian
Level of English Low High
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Most common months to visit January - March, December April-June, September-October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1265 $1498
Rent $554 $659
Groceries $95 $12
Dining out $200 $264
Cafe $25 $32
Coworking space $89 $162
Mobile internet $13 $12
Public transportation $26 $35
Taxis $32 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $46
Sport and cultural events $26 $21
Museums and sights $8 $14
Nightlife $53 $95
Gym $17 $27
Yoga $65 $72
Massage $43 $34
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro A1, Telenor, Vivacom
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify TaxiMe, TaxiStars
Tap water 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. Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital.
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas.
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 20 options on HappyCow