Lviv vs Medellin vs Tbilisi

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 731,387 2,427,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) Ukrainian Spanish Georgian
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit May - September January - April, December March - June
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) COP - Colombian Peso ($) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $745 $1262 $1581
Rent $324 $714 $812
Groceries $74 $85 $121
Dining out $122 $128 $182
Cafe $17 $17 $49
Coworking space $64 $94 $135
Mobile internet $3 $15 $4
Public transportation $4 $20 $9
Taxis $10 $14 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $0 $29
Sport and cultural events $10 $8 $23
Museums and sights $7 $8 $10
Nightlife $35 $71 $57
Gym $18 $15 $36
Yoga $25 $52 $40
Massage $22 $20 $57
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Claro, Tigo Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere Tip 10% in restaurants 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon EasyTaxi Yandex, Bolt
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). A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats 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 Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
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 Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 153 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow