Berlin vs Larnaca vs Mexico City vs Valencia

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 3,400,000 144,900 8,850,000 834,000
Official language(s) German Greek Spanish Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Very high High Moderate Moderate
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October - December March - May, October, November March - June, September, October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2381 $2120 $1844 $2138
Rent $1017 $734 $768 $941
Groceries $203 $169 $278 $158
Dining out $294 $282 $180 $316
Cafe $62 $61 $49 $45
Coworking space $189 $226 $157 $165
Mobile internet $25 $38 $24 $17
Public transportation $95 $68 $11 $41
Taxis $63 $45 $9 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $49 $23 $33
Sport and cultural events $69 $30 $80 $79
Museums and sights $40 $9 $19 $47
Nightlife $68 $119 $63 $71
Gym $71 $116 $68 $37
Yoga $107 $114 $65 $94
Massage $61 $59 $50 $49
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, Orange
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber nTaxi Uber Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Drinkable Not 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.. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
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. Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 279 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow