Larnaca vs Medellin

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 144,900 2,427,000
Official language(s) Greek Spanish
Level of English High Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December January - April, December
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $2268 $1487
Rent $786 $842
Groceries $181 $100
Dining out $302 $150
Cafe $65 $21
Coworking space $242 $111
Mobile internet $41 $18
Public transportation $73 $24
Taxis $48 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $52 $0
Sport and cultural events $33 $9
Museums and sights $10 $10
Nightlife $127 $84
Gym $124 $18
Yoga $122 $62
Massage $63 $24
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Claro, Tigo
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars Tip 10% in restaurants
Taxi apps nTaxi EasyTaxi
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.. A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa
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. Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 153 listings on Happy Cow