Bucharest vs Tbilisi

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 1,830,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) Romanian Georgian
Level of English High Low
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit April - October March - June
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1495 $1376
Rent $680 $707
Groceries $126 $105
Dining out $182 $159
Cafe $42 $43
Coworking space $147 $117
Mobile internet $8 $4
Public transportation $24 $8
Taxis $10 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $28 $26
Sport and cultural events $32 $20
Museums and sights $32 $8
Nightlife $50 $50
Gym $34 $31
Yoga $65 $35
Massage $35 $50
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Yandex, Bolt
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. 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 Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow