Berlin vs Buenos Aires

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 3,400,000 2,900,000
Official language(s) German Spanish
Level of English Very high High
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Most common months to visit May - September September - December
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) ARS - Argentine Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere. (ID required!)
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2530 $1777
Rent $1080 $1135
Groceries $216 $131
Dining out $312 $163
Cafe $66 $34
Coworking space $200 $127
Mobile internet $26 $15
Public transportation $101 $12
Taxis $67 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $19
Sport and cultural events $73 $33
Museums and sights $42 $5
Nightlife $72 $31
Gym $76 $19
Yoga $114 $26
Massage $65 $14
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Movistar, Claro, Personal
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 79 options on Happy Cow