Larnaca vs New York City

Larnaca 🇨🇾
New York City 🇺🇸
Population 144,900 8,323,340
Official language(s) Greek English (de facto)
Level of English High Very high
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December April - June, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (€) USD - US Dollar ($)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1959 $5431
Rent $678 $2891
Groceries $157 $383
Dining out $261 $656
Cafe $56 $72
Coworking space $209 $326
Mobile internet $35 $45
Public transportation $63 $220
Taxis $42 $78
Shared bicycles and scooters $45 $30
Sport and cultural events $28 $100
Museums and sights $8 $74
Nightlife $110 $195
Gym $107 $55
Yoga $105 $197
Massage $54 $109
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN AT&T, Verizon
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 15-20% at restaurants, 1 USD per drink at bars
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, Lyft
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. American. Emphasis on comfort and fast food, with some good seafood dishes. Influence from other regions of the US, North America and the world make NYC a cosmopolitan and international cuisine hub that is incredibly diverse.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Pizza, clam chowder, bagels, corned beef, pastrami, cheesecake, hot dogs, and hundred of other international food options.
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. Delis, local pizza shops, street food stalls and food trucks, food markets, local bakeries and smaller, authentic international cuisine restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 309 options on HappyCow