Buenos Aires vs Lviv

Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Population 2,900,000 731,387
Official language(s) Spanish Ukrainian
Level of English High Low
Main airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit September - December May - September
Currency ARS - Argentine Peso ($) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1855 $978
Rent $1185 $425
Groceries $137 $97
Dining out $170 $160
Cafe $35 $22
Coworking space $133 $84
Mobile internet $16 $4
Public transportation $12 $5
Taxis $13 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $17
Sport and cultural events $34 $13
Museums and sights $6 $9
Nightlife $33 $46
Gym $20 $23
Yoga $27 $32
Massage $14 $28
SIM card options Movistar, Claro, Personal Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Uber, Uklon
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options 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).
Local food specialities Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 79 options on Happy Cow 9 options on HappyCow