Larnaca vs Seoul

Larnaca 🇨🇾
Seoul 🇰🇷
Population 144,900 9,963,452
Official language(s) Greek Korean
Level of English High Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (€) KRW - South Korean won (₩)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1959 $2184
Rent $678 $797
Groceries $157 $356
Dining out $261 $211
Cafe $56 $69
Coworking space $209 $222
Mobile internet $35 $40
Public transportation $63 $40
Taxis $42 $41
Shared bicycles and scooters $45 $13
Sport and cultural events $28 $39
Museums and sights $8 $6
Nightlife $110 $93
Gym $107 $69
Yoga $105 $112
Massage $54 $75
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars Not customary or expected
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, Kakao
Tap water 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.. 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 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. 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 57 options on Happy Cow