Lviv vs Rio de Janeiro vs Ubud

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 731,387 6,718,903 112,490
Official language(s) Ukrainian Portuguese Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Galeรฃo International Airport Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit May - September January - March, December May - October
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $745 $1875 $1371
Rent $324 $1090 $662
Groceries $74 $97 $151
Dining out $122 $215 $10
Cafe $17 $26 $28
Coworking space $64 $133 $106
Mobile internet $3 $7 $3
Public transportation $4 $34 $54
Taxis $10 $15 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $17 $34
Sport and cultural events $10 $56 $14
Museums and sights $7 $26 $9
Nightlife $35 $56 $118
Gym $18 $31 $72
Yoga $25 $41 $88
Massage $22 $32 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Tim, Claro, Vivo Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not 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). Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries The "snack capital" of Brazil, Rio is a perfect place to try street food as well as the wide varieties of small, traditional eateries and churrascarias easily found across the city. Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 54 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow