Budapest vs Medellin

Budapest 🇭🇺
Medellin 🇨🇴
Population 1,768,073 2,427,000
Official language(s) Hungarian Spanish
Level of English High Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) José María Córdova International Airport (MDE)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November January - April, December
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1230 $1293
Rent $499 $732
Groceries $108 $87
Dining out $202 $131
Cafe $29 $18
Coworking space $120 $96
Mobile internet $9 $16
Public transportation $36 $21
Taxis $27 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $0
Sport and cultural events $24 $8
Museums and sights $7 $9
Nightlife $43 $73
Gym $37 $15
Yoga $48 $54
Massage $26 $20
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Claro, Tigo
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Tip 10% in restaurants
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi EasyTaxi
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 153 listings on Happy Cow