Larnaca vs Lisbon vs Lviv

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Population 144,900 517,000 731,387
Official language(s) Greek Portuguese Ukrainian
Level of English High Very high Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - May, September, October May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $2122 $2149 $996
Rent $735 $1046 $432
Groceries $170 $147 $99
Dining out $283 $294 $163
Cafe $61 $40 $22
Coworking space $226 $177 $86
Mobile internet $38 $26 $4
Public transportation $68 $68 $5
Taxis $45 $29 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $19 $17
Sport and cultural events $31 $32 $14
Museums and sights $9 $26 $9
Nightlife $119 $51 $46
Gym $116 $70 $24
Yoga $114 $70 $33
Massage $59 $54 $29
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, FreeNow Uber, Uklon
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine 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 Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes).
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky
Eat like a local 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 Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 401 listings on Happy Cow 9 options on HappyCow