Cape Town vs Tbilisi

Cape Town 🇿🇦
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 4,617,560 1,108,700
Official language(s) Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans and English Georgian
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Cape Town International Airport (CPT) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - June
Currency ZAR - South African Rand (R) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, but cash still needed in smaller shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1800 $1255
Rent $718 $645
Groceries $149 $96
Dining out $313 $145
Cafe $37 $39
Coworking space $175 $107
Mobile internet $31 $4
Public transportation $64 $7
Taxis $24 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $57 $23
Sport and cultural events $22 $18
Museums and sights $17 $8
Nightlife $50 $45
Gym $41 $29
Yoga $65 $32
Massage $35 $45
SIM card options MTN, Vodacom Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Uber, Bolt Yandex, Bolt
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. Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Bitlong and droewors, boerewors, Cape Malay curry, bobotie, melkert, gatsby, bunny chow Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Cape Malay shacks, food trucks, street food joints, local grills, small bakeries and food markets Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 24 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow