Buenos Aires vs Valencia

Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 2,900,000 834,000
Official language(s) Spanish Spanish, Valencian
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit September - December March - June, September, October
Currency ARS - Argentine Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1698 $2237
Rent $1085 $984
Groceries $125 $165
Dining out $156 $331
Cafe $32 $47
Coworking space $122 $172
Mobile internet $15 $18
Public transportation $11 $43
Taxis $12 $47
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $34
Sport and cultural events $31 $83
Museums and sights $5 $50
Nightlife $30 $74
Gym $19 $39
Yoga $24 $98
Massage $13 $51
SIM card options Movistar, Claro, Personal Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 79 options on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow