Budapest vs Chiang Mai vs Ubud

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
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Chiang Mai ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
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Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
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Population 1,768,073 1,166,978 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Thai Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November November - April May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted sometimes. Cash preferred in many places. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1596 $1113 $1430
Rent $648 $313 $690
Groceries $140 $193 $157
Dining out $263 $123 $10
Cafe $38 $51 $29
Coworking space $156 $109 $111
Mobile internet $11 $12 $3
Public transportation $47 $68 $56
Taxis $35 $23 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $11 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $9 $15
Museums and sights $9 $9 $9
Nightlife $55 $71 $124
Gym $48 $47 $76
Yoga $62 $63 $91
Massage $33 $11 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor AIS, DTAC Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% at restaurants, not customary or expected elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Grab 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. Combines salty, sweet, spicy and sour flavors to create bold and colorful dishes. Meals typically include a mixture of meat and seafood dishes, as well as noodles or soups recipes. Strong emphasis on local spices and vegetables. 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, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Khao soi, khan toke, sai oua, miang kham, nam prik, khanom jeen nam ngiaw, larb khua Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Street food stalls, local markets, bakeries and smaller, traditional restaurants that serve fresh food 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 90 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow