Larnaca vs Playa del Carmen vs Tbilisi

Larnaca 🇨🇾
Playa del Carmen 🇲🇽
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 144,900 259,453 1,108,700
Official language(s) Greek Spanish Georgian
Level of English High Moderate Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Cancun International Airport (CUN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December January - May, October - December March - June
Currency EUR - Euro (€) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2218 $2185 $1378
Rent $768 $941 $708
Groceries $177 $129 $105
Dining out $295 $211 $159
Cafe $64 $43 $43
Coworking space $236 $163 $118
Mobile internet $40 $21 $4
Public transportation $71 $17 $8
Taxis $47 $9 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $51 $50 $26
Sport and cultural events $32 $98 $20
Museums and sights $9 $221 $8
Nightlife $124 $79 $50
Gym $122 $43 $31
Yoga $119 $55 $35
Massage $61 $103 $50
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps nTaxi N/A Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable 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.. Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
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. Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 72 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow