Bucharest vs Porto vs Ubud

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,830,000 237,559 112,490
Official language(s) Romanian Portuguese Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Very High Low
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April - October May - September May - October
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1351 $1759 $1363
Rent $615 $717 $658
Groceries $114 $148 $150
Dining out $165 $280 $10
Cafe $38 $45 $28
Coworking space $133 $96 $106
Mobile internet $7 $21 $3
Public transportation $21 $95 $53
Taxis $9 $25 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $25 $10 $33
Sport and cultural events $29 $45 $14
Museums and sights $29 $24 $9
Nightlife $45 $66 $118
Gym $30 $56 $72
Yoga $59 $82 $87
Massage $31 $48 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Vodafone, MEO, NOS Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable 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 variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars 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 33 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow