Bucharest vs Seoul vs Tbilisi

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 1,830,000 9,963,452 1,108,700
Official language(s) Romanian Korean Georgian
Level of English High Moderate Low
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Incheon International Airport (ICN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit April - October March - May, September - November March - June
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1388 $2268 $1450
Rent $632 $827 $745
Groceries $117 $370 $111
Dining out $169 $219 $167
Cafe $39 $72 $45
Coworking space $137 $231 $124
Mobile internet $7 $42 $4
Public transportation $22 $42 $8
Taxis $9 $43 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $26 $14 $27
Sport and cultural events $29 $40 $21
Museums and sights $30 $7 $9
Nightlife $47 $96 $52
Gym $31 $72 $33
Yoga $61 $116 $37
Massage $32 $78 $52
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis Not customary or expected 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Uber, Kakao Yandex, Bolt
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. Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture. Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow