Budapest vs Prague vs Ubud

Budapest 🇭🇺
Prague 🇨🇿
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,768,073 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High High Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November June - October May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1476 $1961 $1424
Rent $599 $847 $687
Groceries $129 $171 $157
Dining out $243 $261 $10
Cafe $35 $58 $29
Coworking space $144 $190 $110
Mobile internet $11 $27 $3
Public transportation $44 $66 $56
Taxis $33 $36 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $29 $20 $15
Museums and sights $9 $38 $9
Nightlife $51 $54 $123
Gym $45 $61 $75
Yoga $58 $72 $91
Massage $31 $40 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, Liftago 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. Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer! 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 Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés 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 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow