Budapest vs Larnaca vs Prague

Budapest 🇭🇺
Larnaca 🇨🇾
Prague 🇨🇿
Population 1,768,073 144,900 1,305,737
Official language(s) Hungarian Greek Czech
Level of English High High High
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November March - May, October - December June - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) EUR - Euro (€) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1663 $2281 $2057
Rent $675 $790 $888
Groceries $146 $182 $180
Dining out $274 $304 $274
Cafe $40 $66 $61
Coworking space $163 $243 $200
Mobile internet $12 $41 $28
Public transportation $49 $73 $69
Taxis $37 $49 $38
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $52 $21
Sport and cultural events $33 $33 $21
Museums and sights $10 $10 $40
Nightlife $58 $128 $56
Gym $50 $125 $64
Yoga $65 $123 $75
Massage $35 $63 $42
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi nTaxi Uber, Liftago
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer!
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky.
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 112 options on HappyCow