Larnaca vs Lisbon vs Seoul

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 144,900 517,000 9,963,452
Official language(s) Greek Portuguese Korean
Level of English High Very high Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - May, September, October March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $2120 $2147 $2401
Rent $734 $1045 $876
Groceries $169 $147 $392
Dining out $282 $294 $232
Cafe $61 $40 $76
Coworking space $226 $177 $244
Mobile internet $38 $26 $44
Public transportation $68 $68 $44
Taxis $45 $29 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $19 $15
Sport and cultural events $30 $32 $43
Museums and sights $9 $26 $7
Nightlife $119 $51 $102
Gym $116 $70 $76
Yoga $114 $70 $123
Massage $59 $54 $82
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars Not customary or expected
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, FreeNow Uber, Kakao
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable 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 Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
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 Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 401 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow