Lisbon vs Seoul

Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 517,000 9,963,452
Official language(s) Portuguese Korean
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit March - May, September, October March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2291 $2530
Rent $1115 $923
Groceries $157 $413
Dining out $313 $244
Cafe $42 $80
Coworking space $189 $258
Mobile internet $28 $46
Public transportation $72 $47
Taxis $31 $47
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $16
Sport and cultural events $34 $45
Museums and sights $28 $7
Nightlife $54 $107
Gym $75 $80
Yoga $75 $130
Massage $58 $86
SIM card options Vodafone KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars Not customary or expected
Taxi apps Uber, FreeNow Uber, Kakao
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
Eat like a local Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 401 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow