Barcelona vs Budapest vs Ubud

Barcelona 🇪🇸
Budapest 🇭🇺
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 5,585,556 1,768,073 112,490
Official language(s) Catalan, Spanish Hungarian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High High Low
Main airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November March - June, September - November May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (€) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost evewhere Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2752 $1594 $1430
Rent $1076 $647 $690
Groceries $140 $140 $157
Dining out $465 $262 $10
Cafe $52 $38 $29
Coworking space $246 $156 $111
Mobile internet $12 $11 $3
Public transportation $147 $47 $56
Taxis $55 $35 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $28 $17 $35
Sport and cultural events $94 $31 $15
Museums and sights $39 $9 $9
Nightlife $129 $55 $124
Gym $94 $48 $76
Yoga $107 $62 $91
Massage $69 $33 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Movistar Vodafone, Telenor Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Cabify, FreeNow Bolt, Fotaxi Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona. 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 Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomáquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots Local markets, cafés, 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 98 options on HappyCow 47 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow