Bangkok vs Bucharest

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 5,680,000 1,830,000
Official language(s) Thai Romanian
Level of English Low High
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December April - October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) RON - Romanian Leu (L)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1560 $1351
Rent $616 $615
Groceries $191 $114
Dining out $168 $165
Cafe $45 $38
Coworking space $127 $133
Mobile internet $23 $7
Public transportation $32 $21
Taxis $19 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $25
Sport and cultural events $46 $29
Museums and sights $21 $29
Nightlife $50 $45
Gym $96 $30
Yoga $98 $59
Massage $11 $31
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis
Taxi apps Grab Star Taxi, Uber
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow