Lviv vs Mexico City vs Valencia

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 731,387 8,850,000 834,000
Official language(s) Ukrainian Spanish Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Low Moderate Moderate
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October, November March - June, September, October
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $922 $1867 $1976
Rent $400 $778 $869
Groceries $91 $281 $146
Dining out $151 $182 $292
Cafe $21 $49 $42
Coworking space $79 $159 $152
Mobile internet $4 $25 $16
Public transportation $5 $11 $38
Taxis $12 $9 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $24 $30
Sport and cultural events $13 $81 $73
Museums and sights $9 $20 $44
Nightlife $43 $64 $66
Gym $22 $69 $34
Yoga $30 $65 $87
Massage $27 $51 $45
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Uber Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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 Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow