Larnaca vs Lviv

Larnaca 🇨🇾
Lviv 🇺🇦
Population 144,900 731,387
Official language(s) Greek Ukrainian
Level of English High Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December May - September
Currency EUR - Euro (€) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (₴)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1959 $922
Rent $678 $400
Groceries $157 $91
Dining out $261 $151
Cafe $56 $21
Coworking space $209 $79
Mobile internet $35 $4
Public transportation $63 $5
Taxis $42 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $45 $16
Sport and cultural events $28 $13
Museums and sights $8 $9
Nightlife $110 $43
Gym $107 $22
Yoga $105 $30
Massage $54 $27
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, Kyivstar
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, Uklon
Tap water Not 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.. 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 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. 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 9 options on HappyCow