Budapest vs Lviv vs Ubud

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,768,073 731,387 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Ukrainian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November May - September May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1596 $984 $1430
Rent $648 $427 $690
Groceries $140 $97 $157
Dining out $263 $161 $10
Cafe $38 $22 $29
Coworking space $156 $85 $111
Mobile internet $11 $4 $3
Public transportation $47 $5 $56
Taxis $35 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $17 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $13 $15
Museums and sights $9 $9 $9
Nightlife $55 $46 $124
Gym $48 $23 $76
Yoga $62 $32 $91
Massage $33 $29 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Vodafone, Kyivstar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, Uklon 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. Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). 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 Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries 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 9 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow