Larnaca vs Panama City vs Prague vs Ubud

Larnaca 🇨🇾
Panama City 🇵🇦
Prague 🇨🇿
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 144,900 880,691 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Greek Spanish Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low High Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December December - April June - October May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (€) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2120 $2365 $1961 $1424
Rent $734 $1039 $847 $687
Groceries $169 $236 $171 $157
Dining out $282 $372 $261 $10
Cafe $61 $43 $58 $29
Coworking space $226 $157 $190 $110
Mobile internet $38 $21 $27 $3
Public transportation $68 $12 $66 $56
Taxis $45 $48 $36 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $0 $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $30 $35 $20 $15
Museums and sights $9 $9 $38 $9
Nightlife $119 $117 $54 $123
Gym $116 $37 $61 $75
Yoga $114 $163 $72 $91
Massage $59 $75 $40 $10
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Claro, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, Tu Chofer Uber, Liftago Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable 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.. Latin American. Emphasis on rice, beans, coconut, and local fruits and vegetables. Pork and beef are regularly used and influence from the islands gives seafood dishes a prominent spot in Panamanian cuisine. 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 Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameños, tostones, ropa vieja Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
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. Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks 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 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 7 options on HappyCow 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow