Barcelona vs Lviv vs Mexico City

Barcelona ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 5,585,556 731,387 8,850,000
Official language(s) Catalan, Spanish Ukrainian Spanish
Level of English High Low Moderate
Main airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November May - September March - May, October, November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost evewhere Accepted almost everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2384 $922 $1867
Rent $932 $400 $778
Groceries $121 $91 $281
Dining out $403 $151 $182
Cafe $45 $21 $49
Coworking space $213 $79 $159
Mobile internet $10 $4 $25
Public transportation $127 $5 $11
Taxis $48 $12 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $24 $16 $24
Sport and cultural events $81 $13 $81
Museums and sights $33 $9 $20
Nightlife $112 $43 $64
Gym $81 $22 $69
Yoga $93 $30 $65
Massage $59 $27 $51
SIM card options Vodafone, Movistar Vodafone, Kyivstar Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Cabify, FreeNow Uber, Uklon Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona. Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomรกquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 98 options on HappyCow 9 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow