Medellin vs Seoul vs Valencia

Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
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Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
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Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Population 2,427,000 9,963,452 834,000
Official language(s) Spanish Korean Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Low Moderate Moderate
Main airport Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Incheon International Airport (ICN) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit January - April, December March - May, September - November March - June, September, October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1443 $2373 $2188
Rent $817 $865 $963
Groceries $97 $387 $162
Dining out $146 $229 $324
Cafe $20 $75 $46
Coworking space $107 $242 $169
Mobile internet $18 $43 $17
Public transportation $23 $44 $42
Taxis $16 $45 $46
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $15 $34
Sport and cultural events $9 $42 $81
Museums and sights $10 $7 $49
Nightlife $82 $101 $73
Gym $17 $75 $38
Yoga $60 $122 $96
Massage $23 $81 $50
SIM card options Claro, Tigo KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Vodafone, Orange
Tipping Tip 10% in restaurants Not customary or expected Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps EasyTaxi Uber, Kakao Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 153 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow