Larnaca vs Mexico City vs Seoul

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 144,900 8,850,000 9,963,452
Official language(s) Greek Spanish Korean
Level of English High Moderate Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - May, October, November March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $2218 $1904 $2426
Rent $768 $793 $885
Groceries $177 $287 $396
Dining out $295 $186 $234
Cafe $64 $50 $77
Coworking space $236 $162 $247
Mobile internet $40 $25 $44
Public transportation $71 $11 $45
Taxis $47 $9 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $51 $24 $15
Sport and cultural events $32 $83 $43
Museums and sights $9 $20 $7
Nightlife $124 $65 $103
Gym $122 $70 $77
Yoga $119 $67 $124
Massage $61 $52 $83
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services Not customary or expected
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber Uber, Kakao
Tap water Not drinkable 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.. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
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. Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 279 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow