Budapest vs Lisbon vs Ubud

Budapest 🇭🇺
Lisbon 🇵🇹
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,768,073 517,000 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Portuguese Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Very high Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November March - May, September, October May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) EUR - Euro (€) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1594 $2291 $1430
Rent $647 $1115 $690
Groceries $140 $157 $157
Dining out $262 $313 $10
Cafe $38 $42 $29
Coworking space $156 $189 $111
Mobile internet $11 $28 $3
Public transportation $47 $72 $56
Taxis $35 $31 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $34 $15
Museums and sights $9 $28 $9
Nightlife $55 $54 $124
Gym $48 $75 $76
Yoga $62 $75 $91
Massage $33 $58 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Vodafone Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, FreeNow Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable 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. Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries 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 Bacalhau à bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitão, polvo à lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Tascas, snack bars, seafood 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 47 options on HappyCow 401 listings on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow