Lviv vs Medellin

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Population 731,387 2,427,000
Official language(s) Ukrainian Spanish
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE)
Most common months to visit May - September January - April, December
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) COP - Colombian Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $973 $1502
Rent $422 $850
Groceries $96 $101
Dining out $159 $152
Cafe $22 $21
Coworking space $84 $112
Mobile internet $4 $18
Public transportation $5 $24
Taxis $13 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $0
Sport and cultural events $13 $9
Museums and sights $9 $10
Nightlife $45 $85
Gym $23 $18
Yoga $32 $62
Massage $28 $24
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Claro, Tigo
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere Tip 10% in restaurants
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon EasyTaxi
Tap water 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). A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 153 listings on Happy Cow