Buenos Aires vs Larnaca

Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Population 2,900,000 144,900
Official language(s) Spanish Greek
Level of English High High
Main airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Most common months to visit September - December March - May, October - December
Currency ARS - Argentine Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1379 $2012
Rent $881 $697
Groceries $102 $161
Dining out $127 $268
Cafe $26 $58
Coworking space $99 $214
Mobile internet $12 $36
Public transportation $9 $64
Taxis $10 $43
Shared bicycles and scooters $15 $46
Sport and cultural events $25 $29
Museums and sights $4 $9
Nightlife $24 $113
Gym $15 $110
Yoga $20 $108
Massage $11 $56
SIM card options Movistar, Claro, Personal Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN
Tipping 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars
Taxi apps Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) nTaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well..
Local food specialities Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka
Eat like a local Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too.
Vegetarian / vegan options 79 options on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available