Medellin vs Sofia vs Tbilisi

Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 2,427,000 1,270,169 1,108,700
Official language(s) Spanish Bulgarian Georgian
Level of English Low High Low
Main airport Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Sofia International Airport (SOF) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - April, December April-June, September-October March - June
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1293 $1289 $1462
Rent $732 $567 $752
Groceries $87 $10 $112
Dining out $131 $227 $169
Cafe $18 $27 $45
Coworking space $96 $140 $125
Mobile internet $16 $10 $4
Public transportation $21 $30 $8
Taxis $14 $12 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $40 $27
Sport and cultural events $8 $18 $21
Museums and sights $9 $12 $9
Nightlife $73 $82 $53
Gym $15 $23 $33
Yoga $54 $62 $37
Massage $20 $29 $53
SIM card options Claro, Tigo A1, Telenor, Vivacom Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping Tip 10% in restaurants 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps EasyTaxi TaxiMe, TaxiStars Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital. Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas. Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 153 listings on Happy Cow 20 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow