Larnaca vs Mexico City

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 144,900 8,850,000
Official language(s) Greek Spanish
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - May, October, November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $2254 $1870
Rent $780 $779
Groceries $180 $281
Dining out $300 $183
Cafe $65 $49
Coworking space $240 $159
Mobile internet $41 $25
Public transportation $72 $11
Taxis $48 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $52 $24
Sport and cultural events $32 $81
Museums and sights $10 $20
Nightlife $126 $64
Gym $124 $69
Yoga $121 $65
Massage $62 $51
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber
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.. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
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. Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 279 listings on Happy Cow