Berlin vs Larnaca vs Lisbon

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 3,400,000 144,900 517,000
Official language(s) German Greek Portuguese
Level of English Very high High Very high
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October - December March - May, September, October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2383 $2122 $2149
Rent $1017 $735 $1046
Groceries $203 $170 $147
Dining out $294 $283 $294
Cafe $62 $61 $40
Coworking space $189 $226 $177
Mobile internet $25 $38 $26
Public transportation $95 $68 $68
Taxis $63 $45 $29
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $49 $19
Sport and cultural events $69 $31 $32
Museums and sights $40 $9 $26
Nightlife $68 $119 $51
Gym $71 $116 $70
Yoga $107 $114 $70
Massage $61 $59 $54
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber nTaxi Uber, FreeNow
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread 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 Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels 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 Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli 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 844 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 401 listings on Happy Cow