Budapest vs Buenos Aires vs Ubud

Budapest 🇭🇺
Buenos Aires 🇦🇷
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,768,073 2,900,000 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High High Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November September - December May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) ARS - Argentine Peso ($) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1594 $1775 $1430
Rent $647 $1134 $690
Groceries $140 $131 $157
Dining out $262 $163 $10
Cafe $38 $34 $29
Coworking space $156 $127 $111
Mobile internet $11 $15 $3
Public transportation $47 $12 $56
Taxis $35 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $19 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $33 $15
Museums and sights $9 $5 $9
Nightlife $55 $31 $124
Gym $48 $19 $76
Yoga $62 $25 $91
Massage $33 $14 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Movistar, Claro, Personal Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% at restaurants and cafés is common, not common at bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not 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. Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafés for maté and facturas 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 47 options on HappyCow 79 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow