Barbados vs Larnaca vs Lisbon

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 110,000 144,900 517,000
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Greek Portuguese
Level of English Very high High Very high
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)
Most common months to visit November - May March - May, October - December March - May, September, October
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2697 $2120 $2147
Rent $1052 $734 $1045
Groceries $233 $169 $147
Dining out $344 $282 $294
Cafe $75 $61 $40
Coworking space $321 $226 $177
Mobile internet $49 $38 $26
Public transportation $35 $68 $68
Taxis $106 $45 $29
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $49 $19
Sport and cultural events $37 $30 $32
Museums and sights $36 $9 $26
Nightlife $96 $119 $51
Gym $85 $116 $70
Yoga $129 $114 $70
Massage $99 $59 $54
SIM card options Digicel Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps None available nTaxi Uber, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 401 listings on Happy Cow