Bucharest vs Buenos Aires vs Valencia

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 1,830,000 2,900,000 834,000
Official language(s) Romanian Spanish Spanish, Valencian
Level of English High High Moderate
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit April - October September - December March - June, September, October
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) ARS - Argentine Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1462 $1647 $2140
Rent $665 $1053 $942
Groceries $123 $122 $158
Dining out $178 $151 $316
Cafe $41 $31 $45
Coworking space $144 $118 $165
Mobile internet $8 $14 $17
Public transportation $23 $11 $41
Taxis $10 $12 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $27 $17 $33
Sport and cultural events $31 $30 $79
Museums and sights $32 $5 $47
Nightlife $49 $29 $71
Gym $33 $18 $37
Yoga $64 $24 $94
Massage $34 $13 $49
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Movistar, Claro, Personal Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow