Budapest vs Playa del Carmen

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Playa del Carmen ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 1,768,073 259,453
Official language(s) Hungarian Spanish
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Cancun International Airport (CUN)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November January - May, October - December
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1230 $2143
Rent $499 $923
Groceries $108 $127
Dining out $202 $207
Cafe $29 $42
Coworking space $120 $160
Mobile internet $9 $21
Public transportation $36 $17
Taxis $27 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $49
Sport and cultural events $24 $97
Museums and sights $7 $217
Nightlife $43 $77
Gym $37 $42
Yoga $48 $54
Massage $26 $101
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10-15% for restaurants
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi N/A
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. Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 72 listings on Happy Cow