Bucharest vs Valencia

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 1,830,000 834,000
Official language(s) Romanian Spanish, Valencian
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit April - October March - June, September, October
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1351 $1976
Rent $615 $869
Groceries $114 $146
Dining out $165 $292
Cafe $38 $42
Coworking space $133 $152
Mobile internet $7 $16
Public transportation $21 $38
Taxis $9 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $25 $30
Sport and cultural events $29 $73
Museums and sights $29 $44
Nightlife $45 $66
Gym $30 $34
Yoga $59 $87
Massage $31 $45
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water 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. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow