Buenos Aires vs Larnaca vs Prague vs Ubud

Buenos Aires 🇦🇷
Larnaca 🇨🇾
Prague 🇨🇿
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 2,900,000 144,900 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Greek Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High High High Low
Main airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit September - December March - May, October - December June - October May - October
Currency ARS - Argentine Peso ($) EUR - Euro (€) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted everywhere Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1615 $2120 $1961 $1424
Rent $1032 $734 $847 $687
Groceries $119 $169 $171 $157
Dining out $148 $282 $261 $10
Cafe $31 $61 $58 $29
Coworking space $116 $226 $190 $110
Mobile internet $14 $38 $27 $3
Public transportation $11 $68 $66 $56
Taxis $11 $45 $36 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $49 $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $30 $30 $20 $15
Museums and sights $5 $9 $38 $9
Nightlife $29 $119 $54 $123
Gym $18 $116 $61 $75
Yoga $23 $114 $72 $91
Massage $12 $59 $40 $10
SIM card options Movistar, Claro, Personal Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% at restaurants and cafés is common, not common at bars 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) nTaxi Uber, Liftago Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options 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! Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafés for maté and facturas 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 Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 79 options on Happy Cow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow