Budapest vs Madrid vs Ubud

Budapest 🇭🇺
Madrid 🇪🇸
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,768,073 6,578,0179 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Moderate Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November March - May, September - November May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) EUR - Euro (€) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1594 $2883 $1430
Rent $647 $1356 $690
Groceries $140 $202 $157
Dining out $262 $361 $10
Cafe $38 $59 $29
Coworking space $156 $227 $111
Mobile internet $11 $12 $3
Public transportation $47 $90 $56
Taxis $35 $51 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $57 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $63 $15
Museums and sights $9 $23 $9
Nightlife $55 $95 $124
Gym $48 $51 $76
Yoga $62 $164 $91
Massage $33 $74 $11
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Orange, Movistar, Vodafone Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars Not customary or expected but small tips are appreciated. Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, Cabify, MyTaxi Free Now 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, regional produce accentuated with garlic and olive oil and mixed with various meats and seafoods. Influenced both by Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern flavors. 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 Paella, tapas, tortilla, gazpacho, pulpo a la gallega, callos a la madrileña, churros Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Have some tapas and sangria at a tasca and paella at an authentic eatery. Keep an eye on the time and visit a cafeteria for a mid-afternoon merienda and some churros! 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 85 listings on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow