Budapest vs New York City vs Ubud

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
New York City ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,768,073 8,323,340 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian English (de facto) Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Very high Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November April - June, September - November May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) USD - US Dollar ($) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1476 $5431 $1424
Rent $599 $2891 $687
Groceries $129 $383 $157
Dining out $243 $656 $10
Cafe $35 $72 $29
Coworking space $144 $326 $110
Mobile internet $11 $45 $3
Public transportation $44 $220 $56
Taxis $33 $78 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $30 $35
Sport and cultural events $29 $100 $15
Museums and sights $9 $74 $9
Nightlife $51 $195 $123
Gym $45 $55 $75
Yoga $58 $197 $91
Massage $31 $109 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor AT&T, Verizon Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 15-20% at restaurants, 1 USD per drink at bars Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, Lyft 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. American. Emphasis on comfort and fast food, with some good seafood dishes. Influence from other regions of the US, North America and the world make NYC a cosmopolitan and international cuisine hub that is incredibly diverse. 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 Pizza, clam chowder, bagels, corned beef, pastrami, cheesecake, hot dogs, and hundred of other international food options. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Delis, local pizza shops, street food stalls and food trucks, food markets, local bakeries and smaller, authentic international cuisine 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 309 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow