Larnaca vs Rio de Janeiro vs Ubud

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 144,900 6,718,903 112,490
Official language(s) Greek Portuguese Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Galeรฃo International Airport Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December January - March, December May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $2122 $1731 $1414
Rent $735 $1006 $682
Groceries $170 $90 $156
Dining out $283 $198 $10
Cafe $61 $24 $29
Coworking space $226 $123 $110
Mobile internet $38 $7 $3
Public transportation $68 $32 $55
Taxis $45 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $15 $35
Sport and cultural events $31 $52 $15
Museums and sights $9 $24 $9
Nightlife $119 $51 $122
Gym $116 $29 $75
Yoga $114 $38 $90
Massage $59 $30 $10
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Tim, Claro, Vivo Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps nTaxi Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not 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.. Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common. 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 Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros. 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. The "snack capital" of Brazil, Rio is a perfect place to try street food as well as the wide varieties of small, traditional eateries and churrascarias easily found across the city. 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 54 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow