Bucharest vs Seoul vs Valencia

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 1,830,000 9,963,452 834,000
Official language(s) Romanian Korean Spanish, Valencian
Level of English High Moderate Moderate
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Incheon International Airport (ICN) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit April - October March - May, September - November March - June, September, October
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1388 $2268 $2029
Rent $632 $827 $893
Groceries $117 $370 $150
Dining out $169 $219 $300
Cafe $39 $72 $43
Coworking space $137 $231 $157
Mobile internet $7 $42 $16
Public transportation $22 $42 $39
Taxis $9 $43 $43
Shared bicycles and scooters $26 $14 $31
Sport and cultural events $29 $40 $75
Museums and sights $30 $7 $45
Nightlife $47 $96 $68
Gym $31 $72 $35
Yoga $61 $116 $89
Massage $32 $78 $46
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis Not customary or expected Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Uber, Kakao Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable 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. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow