Chiang Mai vs Mexico City vs Tbilisi

Chiang Mai ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 1,166,978 8,850,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Spanish Georgian
Level of English Low Moderate Low
Main airport Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit November - April March - May, October, November March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted sometimes. Cash preferred in many places. Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1119 $1924 $1363
Rent $315 $801 $700
Groceries $194 $289 $104
Dining out $124 $188 $157
Cafe $51 $51 $42
Coworking space $109 $164 $116
Mobile internet $12 $25 $4
Public transportation $69 $11 $8
Taxis $23 $9 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $11 $24 $25
Sport and cultural events $9 $84 $20
Museums and sights $9 $20 $8
Nightlife $72 $66 $49
Gym $47 $71 $31
Yoga $64 $67 $35
Massage $11 $52 $49
SIM card options AIS, DTAC Telcel, Movistar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% at restaurants, not customary or expected elsewhere 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Grab Uber Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Combines salty, sweet, spicy and sour flavors to create bold and colorful dishes. Meals typically include a mixture of meat and seafood dishes, as well as noodles or soups recipes. Strong emphasis on local spices and vegetables. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese 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 Khao soi, khan toke, sai oua, miang kham, nam prik, khanom jeen nam ngiaw, larb khua Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Street food stalls, local markets, bakeries and smaller, traditional restaurants that serve fresh food Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 90 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow