Barbados vs Budapest vs Ubud

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 110,000 1,768,073 112,490
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Hungarian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit November - May March - June, September - November May - October
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2706 $1596 $1430
Rent $1056 $648 $690
Groceries $234 $140 $157
Dining out $346 $263 $10
Cafe $75 $38 $29
Coworking space $322 $156 $111
Mobile internet $50 $11 $3
Public transportation $35 $47 $56
Taxis $106 $35 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $17 $35
Sport and cultural events $37 $31 $15
Museums and sights $36 $9 $9
Nightlife $96 $55 $124
Gym $86 $48 $76
Yoga $130 $62 $91
Massage $99 $33 $11
SIM card options Digicel Vodafone, Telenor Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps None available Bolt, Fotaxi Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 47 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow