Bogota vs Lisbon

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 10,978,360 517,000
Official language(s) Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Low Very high
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)
Most common months to visit January - March, December March - May, September, October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1097 $1984
Rent $480 $965
Groceries $82 $136
Dining out $174 $271
Cafe $22 $37
Coworking space $77 $164
Mobile internet $11 $24
Public transportation $23 $63
Taxis $28 $27
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $18
Sport and cultural events $22 $29
Museums and sights $7 $24
Nightlife $46 $47
Gym $15 $65
Yoga $57 $65
Massage $37 $50
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Uber, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions. Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 401 listings on Happy Cow