Lisbon vs Mexico City

Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 517,000 8,850,000
Official language(s) Portuguese Spanish
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit March - May, September, October March - May, October, November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2310 $1855
Rent $1124 $772
Groceries $158 $279
Dining out $316 $181
Cafe $43 $49
Coworking space $191 $158
Mobile internet $28 $24
Public transportation $73 $11
Taxis $32 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $21 $24
Sport and cultural events $34 $81
Museums and sights $28 $20
Nightlife $55 $64
Gym $75 $69
Yoga $75 $65
Massage $58 $50
SIM card options Vodafone Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Uber, FreeNow Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 401 listings on Happy Cow 279 listings on Happy Cow