Budapest vs Larnaca

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Population 1,768,073 144,900
Official language(s) Hungarian Greek
Level of English High High
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November March - May, October - December
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1230 $1959
Rent $499 $678
Groceries $108 $157
Dining out $202 $261
Cafe $29 $56
Coworking space $120 $209
Mobile internet $9 $35
Public transportation $36 $63
Taxis $27 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $45
Sport and cultural events $24 $28
Museums and sights $7 $8
Nightlife $43 $110
Gym $37 $107
Yoga $48 $105
Massage $26 $54
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi nTaxi
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well..
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too.
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available