Bucharest vs Medellin

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 1,830,000 2,427,000
Official language(s) Romanian Spanish
Level of English High Low
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE)
Most common months to visit April - October January - April, December
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1495 $1443
Rent $680 $817
Groceries $126 $97
Dining out $182 $146
Cafe $42 $20
Coworking space $147 $107
Mobile internet $8 $18
Public transportation $24 $23
Taxis $10 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $28 $0
Sport and cultural events $32 $9
Museums and sights $32 $10
Nightlife $50 $82
Gym $34 $17
Yoga $65 $60
Massage $35 $23
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Claro, Tigo
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis Tip 10% in restaurants
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber EasyTaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 153 listings on Happy Cow