Cape Town vs Lviv

Cape Town 🇿🇦
Lviv 🇺🇦
Population 4,617,560 731,387
Official language(s) Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans and English Ukrainian
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Cape Town International Airport (CPT) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November May - September
Currency ZAR - South African Rand (R) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (₴)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, but cash still needed in smaller shops Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1549 $922
Rent $618 $400
Groceries $129 $91
Dining out $269 $151
Cafe $32 $21
Coworking space $151 $79
Mobile internet $27 $4
Public transportation $55 $5
Taxis $21 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $16
Sport and cultural events $19 $13
Museums and sights $15 $9
Nightlife $43 $43
Gym $36 $22
Yoga $56 $30
Massage $30 $27
SIM card options MTN, Vodacom Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber, Bolt Uber, Uklon
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine South African cuisine has been shaped by a long history of Dutch, Malay, British and Indian settlements, making the food diverse and strong in flavor. There is a strong emphasis on game in all of its different forms, as well as spicy sauces and sautéed vegetables and dry-cured meats. Creamy desserts and liqueurs compliment large and flavorful meals. 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 Bitlong and droewors, boerewors, Cape Malay curry, bobotie, melkert, gatsby, bunny chow Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local Cape Malay shacks, food trucks, street food joints, local grills, small bakeries and food markets Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 24 options on HappyCow 9 options on HappyCow